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Vegan Oat Waffles

Vegan Oat Waffles

gluten-free oat waffles

Vegan oat waffles are made with only 3 ingredients! This recipe for these 3 ingredient oatmeal waffles contain none of the top allergens and are gluten-free! Do I smell breakfast for all?!

Waffles always seemed like such a complicated thing to make. This is probably because we used a labour-intensive recipe when I was a kid. It involved separating the eggs, whipping the whites, gently folding them back in, melting butter, and the list went on.

Let me tell you a secret. Waffles don’t need to be more complicated than three ingredients! Inspired by our Vegan Whole Wheat Waffles, the goal was to make waffles that are 100% allergy-friendly, gluten-free (need to use certified oats), and coconut-free.

3 ingredient oatmeal waffles are made with pantry staples

It worked! And you know what, these 3 ingredient oatmeal waffles are made with simple ingredients that won’t break the bank and you may already have in your pantry. All you need is oats, olive oil and apple sauce. Bing, bang, boom, stir together, put some dough in the waffle maker and that’s that!

Vegan gluten-free oat waffles

Vegan oat flour waffles are easy to make

There is one kind of special ingredient in these vegan oat flour waffles which is oat flour. You can purchase oat flour, but if you have a good blender or food processor, you can make your own.

How to make oat flour:

  1. Place your oats in blender or food processor
  2. Blend until it looks like the flour consistency you desire
  3. You may want to stop and start a few times to check with the texture, or to make sure no oats are stuck in corners if you have a square blender

Oat waffles for days

Well not really. This recipe makes four oat waffles, but you can double, triple, sixtuple the recipe. These waffles are on the firmer side meaning they don’t get soggy, so they are perfect for making ahead for a crowd or freezing.

They also freeze perfectly! It never hurts to make a few extra you never know when you may feel like a waffle!

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vegan oat waffles

Vegan Oat Waffles

  • Author: Kortney
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Waffles 1x


Vegan Oat Waffles are only three ingredients and come together in minutes. Free from the top allergens, gluten-free and refined sugar free.


  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Apple Sauce (you can use sweetened if you want the waffles to be sweet or unsweetened if you are looking for a neutral waffle for savoury toppings)
  • 1 cup Oat Flour


  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Place batter into the waffle maker leaving about a centimetre of space around the edges.
  3. Cook as per your waffle makers instructions.
  4. Enjoy!


These freeze fantastically and can be warmed up in the oven or toaster.
Makes 4

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1
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