Love everything fall? I have a fantastic protein waffles recipe that is perfect for breakfast/brunch/treat and will satisfy your fall baking needs. It’s extremely rich and sweet, but so delicious!

Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles
The batter is going to be orange in color due to the pumpkin puree
Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles
Let your batter sit for 15 minutes while your waffle iron is heating up.
Also gives you time to put away all the ingredients (like hiding the protein powder)
Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles
I like to do smaller waffles. They are much easier for small kids to cut themselves.
Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles
I leave my waffles for a bit longer to take sure they have enough crispiness to withstand all the syrup. They will be darker in color, again due to the pumpkin puree.
Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles
We like to drizzle on hot pure maple syrup.
TIP: pre-measure the syrup so you know how much the kids are using!
Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles

Ginger Pumpkin Spice Waffles

This delicious protein waffles recipe is perfect for a fall brunch or an afternoon snack.
Calories 900 kcal


  • waffle maker



  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 scoops unflavored protein powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 TSP baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves


  • 4 LARGE eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup whole milk *you can subsitute alternate milk for a different taste/texture
  • 6 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree


  • In large bowl, whisk together all the DRY ingredients until mixed. Put aside.
  • In medium bowl, whisk together all WET ingredients until smooth.
  • Add DRY mix to WET mix and whisk together until just combined (avoid over mixing)
  • Cover and let sit for 15 mintues
  • Using a waffle iron, butter the grates, and place 1/4 cup of mix (or more). Bake until desired doneness.
  • Top with favorite toppings, such as maple butter, maple syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar, caramel sauce


Please note that you may need 1-2 tbsp more of milk depending on the type of milk you are using.