Apple Cider Cinnamon Waffles

Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, these warm cinnamon waffles topped with an apple compote are pure perfection. Start your morning with this staple for a cozy winter breakfast and freeze any leftovers to toast for a quick weekday meal.

—Kate Bernhardt, food editor at Baked.

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Servings: 5 medium-sized waffles


  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup apple cider

For the apple compote:

  • 2-3 Honey-crisp apples
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


For the apple cider cinnamon waffles:

  1. Preheat waffle iron and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk all dry ingredients together.
  3. Add egg and apple cider.
  4. Pour into waffle iron. Bake until waffle is cooked throughout.

For the apple compote:

  1. Set your stove to medium-high heat.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a saucepot.
  3. Simmer until juices are thick and apples are softened, about 15 minutes.

This story was originally featured in Baked’s Fall 2013 issue. To read more, click here.

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