Crispy Fluffy Sweet Potato Protein Waffles

4 Servings
17 Minutes

Soft and fluffy Sweet Potato Protein Waffles with a perfect crispy edge! These healthy waffles are made with mashed sweet potato, protein powder and whole wheat flour and full of warm spices - a delicious breakfast indeed!

This was kind of an “I need to use up my leftover mashed sweet potato” recipe. I’d baked and mashed a ton of it at once because I don’t really like to wait for the baking thing when I have cravings.

But this time I got way hooked on chocolate-flavored stuff so these just remained in the fridge for like 4 days and were going to go bad.

So then there was me, coming up with a recipe and making waffles at midnight + doing a photo shoot so I’d be able to have them the next morning without wasting time then.

And yes, the shoot was required. Food Blogging + Photography > Sleep.

Crispy Fluffy Sweet Potato Protein Waffles

Recipe details

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep time: 2 Minutes|Cook time: 15 Minutes|Total time: 17 Minutes



Preheat waffle iron.
In a large bowl, add the flour, unflavored and vanilla protein powders, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg and mix.
In a bowl, whisk together the mashed sweet potatoes, almond milk and eggs.
Add wet mix to dry and gently fold to combine. Do not over-mix, the batter will be thick.
Spray waffle iron with cooking oil spray.
Scoop out ⅓ cup batter into middle of prepared waffle iron. Do not use too much, the batter will spread and waffle will rise a lot.
Cook for 3½ minutes.
Remove from waffle from iron and repeat with remaining batter, greasing each time.
Drizzle on some Tahini or Nut Butter and serve hot with some fresh fruit!


  • Use Garnet or Jewel sweet potatoes. They are orange-reddish on the outside, and mildly sweet.
  • Make sure you let the sweet potato cool before going ahead with the recipe or it will scramble the eggs.
  • To make mashed sweet potato: Preheat oven to 400°F. Wash and scrub sweet potato and piece all over with a fork about 10 times. Bake for about 35-45 minutes. Gently squeeze with an oven mitt to test if cooked. Return to oven at 10 minute intervals if firm.

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