Lemon Cake Chaffles

Lemon cake chaffles are a delicious and low-carb dessert or breakfast option made from a batter of coconut flour, sweetener, baking powder, cream cheese, egg, lemon extract, and vanilla extract.

This batter is cooked in a mini waffle iron or chaffle maker to create fluffy and moist waffles with a zesty lemon flavor. They can be topped with whipped cream, syrup, cinnamon, or fruit for an extra touch of indulgence!

Keto and low carb friendly lemon waffle chaffle served on a plate topped with whipping cream and sugar-free lemon syrup.

How to make Lemon Cake Chaffles?

Directions

  1. Start by preparing the batter by mixing coconut flour, sweetener, baking powder, cream cheese, egg, lemon extract, and vanilla extract with a hand mixer.
  2. Simply then pour the batter into a mini waffle iron or your favorite chaffle maker and cook for 3-4 minutes!

Pro Tip

Make sure you top the lemon cake chaffles with whipped cream, a drizzle of low carb syrup, sprinkle or cinnamon, or your favorite fruit!

Keto and low carb friendly lemon waffle chaffle served on a plate topped with whipping cream and lemon zest.

What ingredients do I need to make lemon cake chaffles?

Ingredients

  • Coconut Flour – fine ground Coconut Flour.
  • Sweetener use your preferred sweetener.
  • Baking Powder – standard Baking Powder to help the batter rise.
  • Egg – at room temperature and beaten.
  • Cream Cheese – blocks and at room temperature.
  • Lemon Extract – concentrated essential oils of Lemon Extract used for baking.
  • Vanilla Extract – concentrated flavors of Vanilla found in baking section of grocery stores.

What are chaffles?

Chaffles are a low-carb and keto-friendly alternative to waffles made from a batter of cheese (usually shredded mozzarella) and egg.

The name “chaffle” is a combination of “cheese” and “waffle.” They can be made plain or with various add-ins such as coconut flour, almond flour, spices, or sweeteners to create both sweet and savory versions.

Chaffles are cooked in a mini waffle iron or chaffle maker and can be enjoyed as a quick and easy breakfast, snack, or dessert.

Depending on the type of chaffles, different bases may be used.

Savory Chaffles

  • Almond flour, egg, baking powder, and cheddar or mozzarella cheese.

Sweet Chaffles

  • Coconut flour, egg, baking powder, and cream cheese.

Are chaffles good for weight loss?

Chaffles can be a good option for weight loss because they are typically low in carbohydrates, high in protein, and can be made with healthy fats.

This combination can help keep you feeling full and satisfied, which may lead to consuming fewer calories throughout the day.

Keto and low carb friendly lemon waffle chaffle inside a dash wafer maker.

How to store chaffles?

It’s best to place them in an airtight container or ziplock bag and place them in the freezer. Reheat the in the microwave for an easy keto breakfast on the go!

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Lemon cake chaffles in a ziplock bag ready for meal prepping.

Watch How To Make It

Keto and low carb friendly lemon waffle chaffle served on a plate topped with whipping cream and sugar-free lemon syrup being picked up with a fork.

Lemon Cake Chaffles

Indulge in a guilt-free dessert or breakfast with these heavenly lemon cake chaffles! Bursting with zesty lemon flavor, and irresistibly fluffy and moist, they'll satisfy your cravings while keeping your health goals on track.
4.72 from 7 votes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: dash waffle maker recipe, easy chaffle recipe, low carb waffle recipe, sweet chaffle recipe
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 2 waffles
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Calories: 98kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients. Note – For quick room temperature eggs, submerge egg in warm water for 3-5 min. For quick room temperature cream cheese, take the amount needed and microwave for 10-15 sec.
  • Plug-in Dash Mini Waffle Maker to pre-heat.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add Coconut Flour, sweetener, Baking Powder and mix.
  • Next, add egg, cream cheese, Lemon Extract, Vanilla Extract and mix with a whisk until well combined.
  • Pour batter into waffle iron and cook for 3-4 min until browned to liking. Enjoy with your favorite sugar-free syrup or just as is!

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 309IU | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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4 Comments

  1. Are these macros for the entire mixture or just 1 chaffle?

  2. I made these this morning for breakfast! I really enjoyed them. I will certainly be making them again! Thank you so much!

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