Carrot Cake Waffles with Maple Cream Cheese Drizzle Recipe

Give brunch a sweet spin with these Carrot Cake Waffles, which feature a decadent maple cream cheese drizzle.

Carrot Cake Waffles with Maple Cream Cheese Drizzle

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Category: Breakfast

Yield: 8


  • 2 cups all purpose baking mix
  • 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • Butter Cooking Spray
    Cream Cheese Drizzle:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup 100 Percent Pure Maple Syrup


    To make waffles:
  1. Heat waffle iron.
  2. In large bowl, combine baking mix, cinnamon and brown sugar.
  3. Whisk in milk, oil and egg until fully incorporated. Fold in pecans, raisins and carrot.
  4. Coat waffle iron with nonstick spray.
  5. Ladle 1/2 cup of batter onto iron for each waffle.
  6. Cook 6-8 minutes, or until waffle is golden brown.
    To make cream cheese drizzle:
  1. Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese and syrup until fully incorporated.
  2. Drizzle over waffles. Serve immediately.


Tip: Waffles can be placed in a re-sealable bag, frozen up to three months and reheated in toaster.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Scott, ALDI Test Kitchen



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