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Chocolate Chip Waffles

Chocolate Chip Waffles – Light and fluffy waffles full of chocolate chips. The perfect sweet breakfast treat topped with fruit, syrup or even whipped cream!

This post is sponsored by Imperial Sugar. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

I love lazy weekend mornings that involve a delicious homemade breakfast. I lean more on the sweet side for breakfast, and if I can find a way to incorporate chocolate, I definitely will!

I mean, who can say no to Nutella Crepes? They are a decadent breakfast treat that is hard to say no to.

pouring syrup onto waffles


If you have never made homemade waffles before, it is time to change that. They are perfectly light and fluffy on the inside while staying crispy on the outside. And they are so much better than any box mix out there.

Plus you can make extra to have in your freezer or fridge to make busy mornings all week super easy. No thinking, just put them in the toaster and breakfast is ready.

pieces of waffles on plate with strawberries

What’s In Homemade Waffles

Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post for the FULL PRINTABLE recipe card.

I obviously added chocolate chips to this version, but you can leave them out and it is a great base waffle recipe you can enjoy as is or customize.

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Sugar – I used Imperial Sugar for this recipe
  • Eggs
  • Butter – I always use unsalted butter in baking
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Buttermilk – can use any type of milk you have
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
adding chocolate to waffle batter

How To Make Homemade Chocolate Chip Waffles

  1. Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl until it is just melted. Let it cool slightly, so it doesn’t curdle the milk when you mix them together.
  2. In one bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt until they are combined.
  3. In another bowl whisk the eggs and sugar until the eggs are light and fluffy and a pale yellow color.
  4. Pour in the melted butter, vanilla extract, and buttermilk and whisk until it is smooth and combined.
adding batter to waffle iron
  1. Stir in the flour mixture until it is blended. You do not want to over mix this, a few lumps in the batter is ok.
  2. Fold in the chocolate chips until they are just incorporated.
  3. Let the batter rest for 5 minutes while you preheat your waffle iron. This helps to give you light and airy waffles.
  4. Pour waffle batter over a hot waffle iron and cook according to your waffle iron instructions. You can use a Belgian or traditional waffle iron, both work, just follow the instructions for your device.
  5. Once the waffles are cooked, remove them from the pan and enjoy! You can keep waffles warm in a 200º F oven while you continue to cook the rest of the batter.
cooked waffle on waffle iron

Best Waffle Toppings

There are so many options for how you want to top your waffles, but here are a list of some of my favorites!

chocolate chip waffle on a plate with berries

Storing Leftovers

The best part about making waffles is making extra so you can have them for days! They are perfect for your freezer, so you can skip buying the frozen box waffles, and make your own!

Freezing – Lay cooled waffles in a single layer on a baking tray and place in the freezer for a couple of hours until they are completely frozen. Transfer to an air tight container and freezer for up to 3 months.

Leftovers – If you don’t want to freeze the waffles, just place them in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Place waffles in the toaster or microwave to reheat and serve on busy mornings.

close up chocolate whip waffles on a plate

More Delicious Breakfast Recipes

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Chocolate Chip Waffles

Chocolate Chip Waffles

Chocolate Chip Waffles - These light and fluffy Chocolate Chip Waffles are simply delicious and can be made in no time. Top this sweet breakfast treat with fruit, syrup, or even whipped cream.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 whole large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips


  1. Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer instructions.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl beat eggs, butter, vanilla, and milk until well blended and smooth.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture and stir until combined. Fold in chocolate chips until evenly distributed.
  5. Once waffle iron is hot, spray with non-stick spray, and add waffle batter. cook until golden.
  6. Serve hot with maple syrup, fruit, or whipped cream.


I used Imperial Sugar for this recipe

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 548Total Fat 28gSaturated Fat 16gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 109mgSodium 407mgCarbohydrates 67gFiber 3gSugar 24gProtein 12g

Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on should only be used as a general guideline.

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Tuesday 25th of May 2021

You can't go wrong with chocolate chip waffles!!! So good!

Beti | easyweeknightrecipes

Friday 21st of May 2021

These are Chocolate Chip Waffles were SO GOOD!! We loved every bite!! YUM!

katerina @

Friday 21st of May 2021

Oh my goodness, these waffles are amazing!! My kids loved them!


Monday 17th of May 2021

Yummy! These are perfect for breakfast this morning! I'm so excited to give this a try and my teens are going to love these!


Sunday 16th of May 2021

This was a really huge hit at my house! A new favorite day starter!

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