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Have you ever tried Cake Mix Waffles? If you haven’t you need to try this recipe! There are so many options including Red Velvet Waffles!

Red Velvet Cake Mix Waffle with Cream Cheese Syrup

There are so many options including Red Velvet Waffles!

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I’ve always wondered what would happen if you mixed up a cake mix and put it in a waffle iron.

 

Well, I tried it, and it was amazing! Can you imagine the flavor combinations you could make with these delicious cake mix waffles?

 

Cheesecake syrup and red velvet waffles

 

How to Make Cake Mix Waffles Crispier

 

Through my trial and error with working on this recipe, I discovered that making the cake mix according to the package directions was delicious, but the waffles were very fragile and often fell apart when I tried to remove them from the waffle iron.

 

An extra egg added to a cake mix for crispy waffles

 

I wanted to figure out a way to make cake mix waffles crisper so that they would be able to hold up do different toppings and syrups.

 

If you want your waffles to be more sturdy, add an extra egg and 1/4 Cup of all-purpose flour to the batter when you prepare it.

 

What Brand of Cake Mix is Best for Waffles?

 

It really doesn’t matter what brand of cake mix you use to make waffles, but my favorite brand of cake mix is Betty Crocker.

 

Betty crocker red velvet cake mix to make waffles

 

Cake Mix Waffle Ideas

 

  • Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Syrup – Use a red velvet cake mix to prepare the waffles. For the syrup, mix 1/4 cup softened cream cheese with 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/4 cup milk.

 

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Waffles – Use a chocolate cake mix to prepare the waffles, and top with peanut butter melted in the microwave for 30 second intervals until it has melted.

 

  • Cookies & Cream Waffles – Use a vanilla cake mix to prepare the waffles, but stir in 1/2 cup of OREO crumbs. Top with whipped cream and more OREO crumbs.

 

Cake mix for cake mix waffles

 

  • Pumpkin Spice Waffles with Cream Cheese Syrup – Use a spice cake mix plus one (15 ounce) can of pumpkin puree to prepare the cake mix waffles. Top the waffles with 4 ounces of softened cream cheese mixed with 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/4 cup milk.

 

 

  • White Chocolate Waffles with Raspberries and Raspberry Syrup – Add one box of white chocolate instant pudding to a white cake mix to prepare the waffles. Top the waffles with fresh raspberries, whipped cream, and raspberry syrup.

 

 

Cream Cheese Glaze

 

 

  • Strawberry Cheesecake Waffles – Use a strawberry cake mix or vanilla cake mix to prepare the waffles. Top with fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and cheesecake topping.

 

What is the Best Waffle Iron to Make Cake Mix Waffles

 

I recommend using your favorite waffle iron for this recipe. One that you know and are familiar with.

 

Red Velvet waffle in a waffle iron

 

I use this Cuisinart Belgian Waffle Iron and have had great success with it for many years.

 

Check out some of these fun waffle irons here.

 

Cake Mix Mickey Waffles

 

We are big Disney fans at our house so we use our Mickey Waffle Iron at least once or twice a week.

 

Red Velvet Mickey Waffles

 

I usually use this crispy waffles recipe, but we recently used a cake mix to make these Red Velvet Mickey Waffles with Cream Cheese Syrup. So good.

 

 

Waffle Topping Ideas

 

 

Red Velvet Mickey Waffles

 

Waffle Ingredients

 

  • One Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Oil

 

For Crispier Cake Mix Waffles Add

 

  • 1 Extra Egg
  • 1/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour

 

Flour added to cake mix waffle batter

 

Helpful Kitchen Tools

 

 

Directions

 

 

Mickey Mouse Waffle Iron

 

  • Add the eggs, cake mix, milk, and oil to the bowl of a stand mixer and beat on medium for 30 seconds, then high for one minute until combined.

 

Red Velvet Cake Batter

 

  • Spray your hot waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray and measure the cake mix waffle batter for your waffle maker. (My Belgian Waffle Iron uses about 1/2 cup of batter. Mickey Waffles use about 1 1/2 Tablespoons of batter per waffle.)

 

Cake Mix Waffle Batter scooped into a waffle iron

 

  • When your waffle iron has indicated that it has finished cooking, carefully remove the waffle.

 

Red Velvet Cake Mix Waffle on a white plate

 

  • If you will not be serving the waffles immediately, you can place them on a cookie sheet in an oven preheated to 200 degrees until ready to serve.

 

Red Velvet Cake Mix waffle with raspberries and cream cheese glaze

 

Other Breakfast Recipes to Try

 

 

Red Velvet Cake Mix Waffle with Cream Cheese Syrup

Cake Mix Waffles

Yield: 9 Waffles
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Oil

Instructions

  1. Plug in and preheat your waffle iron of choice.
  2. Add the eggs, cake mix, milk, and oil to the bowl of a stand mixer and beat on medium for 30 seconds, then high for one minute until combined.
  3. Spray your hot waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray and measure the cake mix waffle batter for your waffle maker. (My Belgian Waffle Iron uses about 1/2 cup of batter. Mickey Waffles use about 1 1/2 Tablespoons of batter per waffle.)
  4. When your waffle iron has indicated that it has finished cooking, carefully remove the waffle.
  5. If you will not be serving the waffles immediately, you can place them on a cookie sheet in an oven preheated to 200 degrees until ready to serve.

Notes

For Crispier Cake Mix Waffles Add

1 Extra Egg
1/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 9 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 365Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 462mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 1gSugar: 25gProtein: 5g

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