Homemade Waffles Using a Blender

Up until having a Vitamix Blender, I had only ever made smoothies and drinks using a blender. The Vitamix opens up a world of possibilities!

My friend @GingerheadDad once gave me the label Waffle Queen a few years ago and it has stuck. Back then, I introduced him to my go to Homemade Blueberry Oat Waffles. I’m ok with having the label, actually it makes me feel a bit proud in a funny way!

Homemade Waffles

It took me a LONG time to master making homemade waffles! I have learned a few tricks and many lessons on the path to becoming the “Waffle Queen”.

Feel free to visit my most recent Waffle Adventure making Waffles with Greek Yogurt for added protein!

Tips for Making Homemade Waffles:
Blueberry Oat Waffles

  • Use a blender to make the mix. I love my Vitamix Blender!
  • Preheat your waffle iron for 10 minutes prior to making waffles.
  • Always pour in less batter into your waffle iron than you think you will need!
  • I like to cook waffles on a lower temperature for 5 minutes.
  • When freezing waffles, flash freeze them in a single layer on a baking sheet FIRST, then place them into a resealable bag.
  • The best way to re-heat waffles is directly from the freezer or fridge to the toaster.

Waffles make such a great breakfast, lunch or dinner. I love waffles so much that I have been known to enjoy them for a snack. We enjoy our waffles with Pure Maple Syrup or a homemade blueberry sauce that I love to make.

How do you enjoy your waffles?

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56 Responses to Homemade Waffles Using a Blender

  1. We love our Vitamix blender. You are now inspiring me to try the waffle recipe! Those look so good!

  2. Heidi C. says:

    These look so yummy! I could eat the whole pile ;)!

  3. Soozle says:

    I could eat waffles daily.. I don’t know what it is about them, but they are amazing 🙂

  4. Cheryl says:

    WAFFLES!!!! OMG, they look so good.

  5. Sheila Zeller says:

    First we need to Vitamix Blender – and it is on our wishlist! I am so in favor of blending up the batter – what a great idea! Thanks for sharing your tips!

    • I agree! You need a Vitamix Blender 🙂 I hope you get one soon, it will change your life! 🙂
      Blending the batter makes it so smooth and less mess because you only use one “bowl”.

  6. Wholovesyababy says:

    Oh these look SO delicious! I make pancakes in the blender but it’s on its last legs. Vitamix has a reputation for being a real powerhouse. Love to have one for our family. 🙂

  7. Shauna Oberg says:

    Never thought of using the blender to mix them up. Vitamix is on my list for when I have a bigger kitchen with more storage. We’re pretty much maxed out right now!

  8. Michelle says:

    Thank you!

  9. Elizabeth D. says:

    Thanks for the freezing tips. We love waffles but my results are often “hit and miss” so it’s helpful to get advice from other waffle lovers.

  10. elizamatt says:

    I love waffles and the shop bought ones are never as good as home made ones so thanks for sharing your recipe. Smothered in maple syrup and a little cream, maybe strawberries and I’m all set 🙂

  11. Lynda Cook says:

    I love making waffles and I always forget to use my blender, it would make everything a lot easier

  12. kathy downey says:

    wow,what am i missing,i have never had homemade waffles

  13. Christy says:

    thanks for the tips. I will have to venture into waffle making one day.

  14. Victoria Ess says:

    I’ve never made homemade waffles before, but it’s a great idea! I love them with fruit and syrup.

  15. Crystal Parsons says:

    I so want to try making waffles

  16. kathy downey says:

    i just had homemade waffles today,my friend made them and they were awesome

  17. rhod says:

    Those look so good.

  18. mommakoala says:

    Now I’m craving waffles. I love them spread with butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. Hubby says I weird, but they’re so good that way.

  19. Vesper Meikle says:

    Love waffles but with no blender I have to use a wooden spoon – at least its less washing up – always a good thing

  20. Jan says:

    I have never made my waffles in a blender (must try) and I’ve also never thought to frozen them. Thanks.

  21. Darlene W says:

    Homemade waffles, yum, great for when the grandkids are over

  22. Christine Topley says:

    Never though of ever using a blender or freezing. Good to Know ~ thanx 🙂

  23. ElaineB2 says:

    I’ve developed a great love of homemade waffles after a road trip where the hotels served complimentary breakfasts.

  24. corrine says:

    i got a waffle maker i got as a wedding gift in 2006 still in the box i should try this recipe with it

  25. Treen Goodwin says:

    Sounds yummy , thanks for all the great ideas , the blender is a great idea 🙂

  26. Yuen Ch says:

    Love homemade waffles, better than paying so much money in restaurants.

  27. Bev says:

    I love waffles and never thought about using a blender.

  28. I will have to try the blender for waffles thank you so much for the idea..We have a heart shaped Waffle Maker so this is perfect…

  29. ElaineB2 says:

    I love waffles but they often leave me with a sugar crash. The tip for adding Greek yogurt is an excellent idea for upping the protein content.

  30. Cheryl says:

    What a great idea. My boys love waffles!

  31. Eldon Lai says:

    Thanks for the waffle making tips!

  32. kristen visser says:

    awesome!! i needed a good recipe to make waffles. sick of buying store bought!

  33. Teresa M says:

    Using a blender to make waffles just looks so much less messy. I love my blender and the clean up is quick too!

  34. Mom 4 Two says:

    We have a Vita Mix and never would have thought to use it for making batter. Thanks 🙂

  35. MrDPrize says:

    i would love to have home made waffles.

  36. MrDPrize says:

    Those look scrumptious

  37. kathy downey says:

    Never tried waffles but sure would love to have home made waffles

  38. Darlene Schuller says:

    Oh I love waffles, never had homemade.. this is pretty kewl with a blender 🙂

  39. Darlene W says:

    You can add all kind of different fruits to these for a taste difference

  40. MrDPrize says:

    i haven’t had good waffles in a long time!

  41. Darlene W says:

    Don’t you just love the ones you can make yourself at hotels that offer free breakfast. That is why I want to make my own at least once, I guess I will have to borrow my sister’s waffle maker

  42. Treen Goodwin says:

    wow they look delish thanks so much for sharing 🙂

  43. Nicole says:

    Wow I love how simple this is to make! Can’t wait to try it!

  44. Cheryl says:

    This is awesome! I hope they taste as good as they look.

  45. elizamatt says:

    I love waffles with maple syrup and whipped cream, strawberries too if it’s the right season. I haven’t got a waffle iron so I only get to eat them when my son invites to breakfast 🙂

  46. kathy downey says:

    Yummy they look delish thanks so much for sharing

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