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Funfetti Waffles {Gluten + Dairy Free}

Nothing screams fun and festive like sprinkles.

Funfetti Waffles {Gluten- and Dairy-Free}

These funfetti waffles (gluten + dairy free) are sweet, fluffy, and absolutely sinful. They’re sure to become a breakfast favorite!

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Sprinkles make everything better!

Funfetti Waffles {Gluten- and Dairy-Free}

Sweet, fluffy, crispy waffles loaded with colorful sprinkles–you need to jump on this wagon! I’m not kidding, folks, these waffles are wicked tasty. They’re also gluten- and dairy-free (eggs are not a dairy product).

You want to hear a sad fact: I don’t make and eat waffles as often as I would like. I lead a waffle-less life, and it’s all Squirrel’s fault. The man prefers a platter of meat topped with two eggs for breakfast on the weekend. While I’m frying up his bacon, I’m dreaming about a stack of waffles dripping with maple syrup.

Funfetti Waffles {Gluten- and Dairy-Free}

I finally put my waffle needs first and made myself a stack of sprinkle-studded waffles that taste a lot like cake.

Funfetti Waffles {Gluten- and Dairy-Free}

What makes these waffles so fluffy is the addition of whipped egg whites. Yes, it’s an extra step, but it’s well worth the extra 2 minutes–promise!

The batter comes together easily without any fancy equipment–a mixing bowl, whisk, and rubber spatula are all you’ll need. The only special piece of equipment you’ll need for this recipe is a waffle iron. You don’t have to get all fancy and invest in the mac daddy of waffle irons. My $27 waffle iron makes a wicked good waffle.

Funfetti Waffles {Gluten- and Dairy-Free}

These waffles are every kid’s–and adult’s–dream come true.

Funfetti Waffles {Gluten + Dairy Free}

Sweet, fluffy, crispy waffles loaded with colorful sprinkles.

Yield: 5 waffles

Total Time: 25 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 and 1/2 cups gluten-free pancake mix (I use Pamela’s)
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • maple syrup for topping


  1. Preheat waffle iron.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, whip egg whites until stiff.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together gluten-free pancake mix, sugar, and sprinkles.
  4. Add egg yolks, vanilla and almond xtract, canola oil, and almond milk to the bowl. Whisk until smooth. Gently fold in the egg whites.
  5. Spray your waffle iron with non-stick baking spray. Ladle 1/3 cup of the batter into the center of the waffle iron. Bake until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  6. Serve with maple syrup
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11 Responses to “Funfetti Waffles {Gluten + Dairy Free}”

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    Cynthia Banessa — March 23, 2015 at 10:24 am

    My grandkids would love this recipe…thanks for sharing!


    • Jennie replied March 23rd, 2015 at 10:30 am

      Kids love sprinkles! Thanks for stopping by, Cynthia!


  2. #
    Stefanie @ Sarcastic Cooking — March 23, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    Ok, I am not going to lie. I am a meat, potatoes, and eggs breakfast person too. I know, don’t hate me. I just always forget they are on the menu, plus I am lazy and don’t want to do the whole mixing and measuring thing. But, giiiiirl I do love me some funfetti anything!!!! You got me sold on waffles for breakfast.


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    Linda | Brunch with joy — March 23, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    Thanks for sharing your waffle iron. I’ve been searching for one within a decent price range. These funfetti waffles looks fun and sprinkles…sprinkles make everything look better and brighter.


  4. #
    Jocelyn (Grandbaby cakes) — March 23, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    This is the most fun breakfast I have ever seen! I so want this!


  5. #
    Julia — March 24, 2015 at 8:45 am

    SPRINKLES!! You are the funfetti queen, my dear! Yes, I will whip those egg whites for an extra fluffy pancake! These are what every man woman and child needs for breakfast every day. I bet there’d be less stress in the world if we all ate funfetti waffles daily. I say we test out the theory…starting with our own dang selves, because: sprinkles.


  6. #
    Allie | Baking a Moment — March 24, 2015 at 6:56 pm

    How fun! These waffle look fantastic! Is it weird that I’m now craving breakfast at 7:45 pm on a Tuesday night???


  7. #
    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust — March 24, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    I don’t get waffles often enough either. And sprinkles DO make everything better. LOVE these, pinned!


  8. #
    Medha @ Whisk & Shout — March 24, 2015 at 11:24 pm

    How cute! I love the different waffle shapes and these look delicious and adorable :)


  9. #
    Laura Dembowski — March 25, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    Sprinkles definitely make everything better! Especially when I can get at them for breakfast!


  10. #
    Kayle (The Cooking Actress) — March 26, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    The texture of these waffles is fantastic-love how crisp they are and how pretty the sprinkles make ’em! So cool that they’re GF and dairy free too!


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