Red, White, and Blueberry Waffles

June 23, 2017

These Red, White, and Blueberry Waffles are a perfect way to use up summer berries and enjoy a delicious, patriotic breakfast the whole family will love!

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Last year, I bought myself a waffle maker after seeing so many great “waffled” recipes.  Sadly, I think I’ve only used my waffle maker twice.  So it was about time that I broke out my new, practically new appliance again to make a waffle recipe that’s perfect for summer and the 4th of July!  

We love berry season around here.  So much that we have huge blackberry and raspberry bushes in the backyard.  We’ve started to get raspberries off of our bush and the blackberries are just starting to turn.  With so many berries growing in the backyard each summer, I try to get creative beyond jam-making!

Even though I’m way more of a savory breakfast lover, I’ll eat a sweet breakfast as long as it has fresh berries in it.  I love blueberry pancakes and blueberry muffins, so I decided to make some blueberry waffles. Homemade waffles are delicious!  There’s no going back after making a homemade waffle!  They’re light, fluffy, and not too sweet.  It seriously makes me wonder why I haven’t used my waffle maker more often.  

So today I’m sharing a simple blueberry waffle recipe that’s perfectly patriotic when topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a mix of fresh raspberries and blackberries.  And if you want to get real fancy, make extra waffles! Have your waffles again for dessert – toasted and topped with vanilla bean ice cream!  Ice cream and waffle nights are the best!


Red, White, and Blueberry Waffles

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • Whipped cream, raspberries, and blackberries, for topping

Instructions

  1. Grease a waffle maker with non-stick cooking spray and preheat to a medium temperature.
  2. In a mixer, beat flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, egg, milk, butter, and vanilla together just until well combined.
  3. Fold in blueberries.
  4. Spoon batter into the preheated waffle maker.
  5. Cook waffles until they turn golden brown and are cooked through, about 4-5 minutes.
  6. Serve with whipped cream and fresh raspberries and blackberries.
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Even though this recipe makes a small batch of waffles (because I’m not sharing), it can easily be doubled. So if you’re planning a family outing to go berry picking, keep this recipe in mind when you bring home your baskets of berries! These waffles make a perfect summer breakfast (or dessert when topped with ice cream) that the whole family will enjoy!
 

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36 Comments

  • Reply Camille Gabel June 23, 2017 at 11:53 AM

    We LOVE waffles and these look delicious and festive! A great way to use summer berries.

    • Reply Jessica June 24, 2017 at 9:19 AM

      Thanks so much! I hope your family enjoys this recipe!

  • Reply Brooke June 23, 2017 at 2:50 PM

    Those look AMAZING! I haven’t had blueberry waffles in so long and I LOVE all of those berries on top!

    • Reply Jessica June 24, 2017 at 9:14 AM

      Thanks so much! I’m such a big fan of berries during the summer. It’s a great way to enjoy them first thing in the morning!

  • Reply Romy June 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM

    The perfect breakfast for the fam on July 4th!

  • Reply Kristie Burnett June 23, 2017 at 5:52 PM

    This is so so cute and so fun for the holidays!

  • Reply Chelsea June 23, 2017 at 10:33 PM

    I had this major craving for homemade waffles a couple weeks ago and attempted with a recipe I found online, and they were sooo not good. They came out like cake! Definitely going to retry with your recipe!

    • Reply Jessica June 24, 2017 at 9:12 AM

      I hope you have better luck with this recipe! These waffles were light and fluffy. I hope you enjoy this recipe!

  • Reply debcb June 24, 2017 at 3:40 PM

    These look delicious and my teen is a berry lover. Must show her.

    • Reply Jessica June 24, 2017 at 7:18 PM

      Thank you! I hope this is a recipe your teen, as well as the rest of the family, will enjoy!

  • Reply Lani June 24, 2017 at 10:32 PM

    I absolutely love homemade waffles and these look amazing!

  • Reply Across the Boulevard (@AcrosstheBlvd) June 25, 2017 at 10:58 AM

    These would be perfect for breakfast/brunch on the 4th of July. Such a pretty presentation and they look delicious. Pinning. Thanks for partying with us at Snickerdoodle.

    • Reply Jessica June 26, 2017 at 7:23 AM

      Thanks so much! Enjoy!

  • Reply cosmeticsanctuary June 25, 2017 at 2:18 PM

    This looks so delicious! Everything I love in one meal <3

  • Reply Helen at the Lazy Gastronome June 25, 2017 at 10:13 PM

    Oh yum – nothing says summer like fresh berries! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up!

    • Reply Jessica June 26, 2017 at 7:55 AM

      There’s nothing better than fresh berries in the summer! So glad you like this recipe! Enjoy!

  • Reply sizzlesue15 June 27, 2017 at 6:07 AM

    These look so delicious and I love the patriotic theme. Thanks so much for sharing with us at #overthemoon link party. I’ve shared on social media. Have a great week and see you next week.
    Sue
    Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

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  • Reply Miz Helen June 30, 2017 at 6:08 PM

    Your waffles look delicious and I love the red, white and blue! Hope you have a great 4th of July weekend and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

    • Reply Jessica June 30, 2017 at 8:34 PM

      Thanks so much! I hope you have a great holiday weekend, as well!

  • Reply Jhuls July 1, 2017 at 5:18 AM

    I might also get myself a waffle maker! Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday party!

    • Reply Jessica July 1, 2017 at 9:25 AM

      Thanks! You can do so much with a waffle maker! I need to use mine more often!

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  • Reply Melissa July 2, 2017 at 12:41 PM

    These look delicious! Thanks for sharing for the #HomeMattersParty !

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  • Reply Hil D (@Raisingfairies) July 2, 2017 at 8:56 PM

    Waffles are so awesome!! They taste fantastic!

    Thanks so much for sharing at #bloggerspotlight

    • Reply Jessica July 3, 2017 at 5:57 PM

      Yes! Definitely! And I love them so much more when they’re homemade!

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  • Reply Ai @Ai made it for you July 4, 2017 at 7:31 AM

    Your recipe makes me want to buy a waffle iron!! Happy Fiesta Friday!

    • Reply Jessica July 4, 2017 at 1:06 PM

      Awesome! It’s definitely a fun kitchen gadget to have around!

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