Coconut flour chaffles are great substitutes for bread! Chaffles made with coconut flour tend to come out soft with a texture of a freshly baked white bread, especially if made with cream cheese.
This chaffle recipe uses a balanced mixture of cream cheese, coconut flour, and eggs. It makes a firm chaffle that is light enough in taste but dense enough to hold together a sandwich or heavy toppings.
It’s also a great recipe for a French Toast Chaffle as it soaks up flavors perfectly. If you’re new to chaffles then check out the basic chaffle recipe here. This recipe features a simple cream cheese coconut flour chaffle that I served for dinner topped with roast beef and melted cheese.
From the same recipe, I simply added a few more ingredients to make a sweet chaffle to enjoy after dinner. It was a big hit with my little one.
Who doesn’t love chaffles for dinner?
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Best Chaffle Makers
I used my Black and Decker waffle iron to make this chaffle. It gives me a full-sized waffle for a complete meal. You can top each piece individually or make two awesome slider type burgers or sandwiches with each half.
If you prefer a smaller waffle to help with portion control, the Dash Mini Waffle maker is great! It’s affordable and makes the cutest little round waffles that are the perfect single serving.
Tips to Make The Best Cream Cheese Chaffles
When working with cream cheese, you’ll want to use a food scale to portion out the correct amount of cheese. This is an excellent food scale that picks up every ounce and gram to help you track your macros.
Once you’ve measured out your cream cheese, soften it up in the microwave and then use a personal blender, hand mixer or food processor to get it all incorporated with the other ingredients.
It can be difficult to completely incorporate cream cheese into your chaffle recipe so I like to blend it out for a smoother texture. If you prefer the manual method, this handy upright semi-automatic whisk is a great tool to use. Bonus, it can also be used as a milk frother which you will appreciate if you make bulletproof coffee or lattes.
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Cream Cheese Coconut Flour Chaffle Recipe
- 4 oz cream cheese softened
- 4 large eggs
- 4 tbsp coconut flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tbsp melted butter
- 2 tsp vanilla (optional, only if making sweet chaffle)
- 1 tbsp keto sugar alternative (optional, only if making sweet chaffle)
- 1 tbsp sugar-free cocoa powder (optional, to make chocolate waffle)
- Preheat waffle iron according to instructions
- Combine eggs, cream cheese, and melted butter well, using a whisk or personal blender
- Add all other ingredients to mixture and combine well
- Add half of this batter to heated waffle iron, if using full-size iron. Use a smaller amount if using a mini waffle maker
- To remaining batter, add the optional ingredients to make sweet waffle. You can skip this step and continue to make savory waffles.
Chocolate Coconut Flour Chaffle
Here’s the chocolate waffle I made with my remaining batter. I topped it with sugar-free strawberry jam and split it with my little one for our dessert.
As you can see, the very basic recipe can be taken in any direction you desire. Add garlic powder, onion powder and Italian spices to create an even more savory and delicious waffle.
Add tomato paste and mini pepperonis to make a pizza chaffle.
Add blueberries and sugar-free chocolate chips and top with sugar-free whipped cream for a delicious keto-friendly dessert.
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