Sweet Potato Waffles

Sweet Potato Waffles

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 waffles (8in)
Calories 690kcal


  • 3 cups sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 egg white at room temperature
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • cooking spray for waffle iron


  • Put cubed sweet potatoes in a steamer basket. Place the basket in a large pot of simmering water that is no closer than 2 inches from the bottom of steamer.
  • Allow potatoes to steam for 20 minutes of until fork tender.
  • Mash cooked potatoes and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt and set aside.
  • In another bowl combine the sweet potatoes, milk, brown sugar, butter, and grated orange rind.
  • Stir the sweet potato mixture into the flour mixture and thoroughly combine.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Gradually fold egg whites into batter 1/3 at a time. The batter will be thick.
  • Using a No. 20 disher (scoop), place 2 scoops of batter onto a preheated, oiled waffle iron, and cook until lightly browned, about 5 to 6 minutes.




Calories: 690kcal | Carbohydrates: 123g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 13050IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4.7mg