Strawberry Shortcake Waffles

Life is filled with beautiful reasons to celebrate. Strawberry Shortcake Waffles with Maple Whipped Cream can make any morning one of them.

Strawberry Shortcake Waffles with Maple Whipped Cream

No need to draft a guest list, send out invitations, or stress over all of the impossibly perfect Pinterest ideas that make your thoughtfully planned soiree look like a low-budget PTA trivia night. Instead, throw some waffles on the iron, layer them with fresh juicy strawberries, and smother the whole shebang in fluffy maple whipped cream. This is a Strawberry Shortcake Waffle breakfast party, it takes less than half an hour to put together, and you can attend in your pajamas. Now that’s festive.

These Strawberry Shortcake Waffles are also my way of celebrating a small milestone in my little corner of the internet: my blogiversary! For three years, I’ve been filling the interwebs with all manners of eats and nonsense, a hobby I began on a whim. If you had told the girl who first snapped a hideous picture of enchiladas on her flip phone then hit “publish” that, three years later, her little “hobby” would have exploded into her passion and career, she probably would have flung a scoop of guacamole at you and laughed.

Actually, that’s not true—she would have flung sour cream. No sense wasting good guac.

Buttermilk Strawberry Shortcake Waffles with Maple Whipped Cream

Strawberry Shortcake Waffles with Maple Whipped Cream

In all seriousness, when I look back on these three years, what touches me most isn’t that I am still here, babbling away behind the screen—it’s that you are on the other side, listening. I am still blown away every day when I hear from you that you made one of my recipes, sometimes within hours of them being published. Knowing that your toddler will eat her veggies if they’re baked into my Healthy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole, that my Pesto Quiche was a hit with your friends at brunch, that your husband had no idea this comforting Cheesy Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole was actually good for him keeps me motivated on the mornings when I’d rather sit in my sweats and watch the TODAY show, than brush my teeth and spend those hours at my stove. You make it worth it every time. Thank you.

You’ve supported, celebrated, and grieved with me. From Ben’s graduation, to sharing about the loss of my Dad, to the purchase of our first home, anytime I have shared something that touches me to the core, you have showered me with support. Thank you.

You also put up with my antics, over application of alliteration, and outrageous analogies on a tri-weekly basis. Thank you. Truly, you deserve a medal, a hug, and most importantly, an entire stack of Strawberry Shortcake Waffles with extra Maple Whipped Cream.

Strawberry Waffles with Maple Whipped Cream

This dreamy breakfast is inspired one of my all-time favorite summer foods, strawberry shortcake. For the “cake,” I swapped golden buttermilk waffles, made with Bob’s Red Mill Buttermilk Pancake and Waffle Mix. I love that it’s 100% whole grain, made from wholesome ingredients, and adheres to the strictest of waffle standards: lightly crispy on the outside, golden and fluffy on the inside. Also, because it is so simple to make, I can focus on chugging my coffee, instead of fussing with too many ingredients first thing in the AM.

Buttermilk Strawberry Waffles

To go from waffle to strawberry shortcake waffle, add two simple but powerful ingredients: strawberries and whipped cream, a combination likely invented by angels. I gave the homemade whipped cream a special breakfast twist by sweetening it lightly with maple syrup. It’s positively lovely and just the sort of decadence I want on a weekend morning. This is a celebration, remember?

Maple whipped cream. Perfect for topping ice cream or strawberry waffles!

To further the festivities and to express my gratitude in a teeny, tiny way to all of you, I’m teaming up with Bob’s Red Mill, a company I love and have worked with since my blog’s earliest days, to giveaway a full set of pancake and waffle mixes. I’ve tried and love every single one of these whole grain breakfast beauties, and I hope that you do too!

Pancake Mix Giveaway Pack

{That’s 7-Grain, Buckwheat, 10-Grain, Buttermilk, High Fiber, and Cornmeal}

**Giveaway ended. Thanks so much to all who entered and congrats to the winner!**

Thank you for making these three years of blogging so meaningful. You are, quite simply, the best.

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Strawberry Shortcake Waffles

Fluffy buttermilk waffles layered with fresh strawberries and maple whipped cream.

Yield: 4 waffles (can easily be halved or doubled

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Strawberry Waffles

  • 16 ounces fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Buttermilk Pancake and Waffle Mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil, light olive oil, or melted and cooled coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cups cold milk

For the Maple Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

Directions:

  1. Preheat your waffle iron. Cut the tops off of the strawberries, slice, and set aside. If you like, preheat the oven to 200 degrees F to keep the waffles warm between batches.
  2. Place the 2 cups mix in the bottom of a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the eggs, oil, and milk. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients, then add the wet ingredients all at once. With a fork, gently stir to combine, being careful not to overmix. The batter will be slightly lumpy. Cook the waffles according to your waffle iron’s instructions. If desired, place the waffles on a baking sheet and keep warm in the preheated oven until you are ready to serve.
  3. With an electric mixer, whip the cream on medium high speed until it starts to thicken. Add the maple syrup, then continue mixing on high until very fluffy and still peaks form.
  4. To serve, slice the waffles into halves or quarters, then layer with the strawberries and maple whipped cream. Top with additional strawberries and more whipped cream (really, you can’t have enough of the maple whipped cream here). Enjoy immediately.
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The fine print: Giveaway open to U.S. residents 18 and older. One entry per person (multiple entries/comments will be disqualified). Winner will be selected via a random number generator and contacted via the email address used to leave the winning comment. Winner will have 48 hours to respond, at which point another winner will be chosen. The giveaway will remain open until 10 p.m. CST on Thursday, June 11th. Bob’s Red Mill compensated me for my time to develop this recipe, but as always all opinions are my own.

About Erin Clarke

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212 comments

  1. Congrats on 3 years! Strawberry shortcake is one of my favorites — I have very found childhood memories of it! I love this version with perfect waffles. I normally just go with butter and syrup, peanut butter and syrup if I’m feeling fancy . But my absolute favorite way I’ve ever had a waffle is as a grilled cheese at a waffle restaurant in Oklahoma, mmm.

  2. I like to top my pancakes with a mixture of greek yogurt and either peanut butter or almond butter…sounds strange but I swear it’s delicious and it a protein bonus to boot!

  3. Congrats!
    Pure maple syrup, warmed and served in a little cow pitcher 

  4. Congrats! I enjoy your blog. And also enjoy my waffles/pancakes topped with blueberries and a tiny bit of maple syrup.

  5. i LOVE peanut butter and maple syrup on my pancakes, but i prefer fruit on my waffles.  not sure why! :)

  6. Congrats on 3 years! Butter and maple syrup :)

  7. Happy happy blogiversary, Erin! You have so much to be proud of here! *virtual high five* ;) And umm seriously could our minds be any more alike?? I posted pancakes today VERY similar to these waffles! That being said, I NEED these in my life this weekend!

  8. I love to top my pancakes with bacon and syrup! 

  9. Happy 3 years! My family is another of the peanut butter and maple syrup lovers!!  So good!

  10. yay! Happy 3 Years!!!
    I can’t help but pile my waffles sky high with loads of fresh fruit and some good quality maple syrup. My current favorite fruit topping of choice is banana, blueberries, kiwi, & mango. It’s tropical & summery and makes me feel beachy :)

  11. I’m a waffle & pancake FIEND! In fact my last few posts were Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake Waffles and Multigrain Pancakes with Strawberry Lemon Syrup – — so clearly I love this post :) And big fan of Bob’s Red Mill too but having tried their mixes yet.

  12. Congrats! I like to keep mine simple, with just maple syrup. In Belgium I had delicious waffles with chocolate syrup and comfectioners suger as well(:

  13. HAPPY BLOGIVERSARY! I’ve LOVED reading your blog every step of the way. You’re in inspiration to us all :)

    And as for the WAFFLES? Genius! I’m all about the strawberries right now (high-fives for SUMMER) and can’t wait to try these. Topping waffles with any kind of berry is the only way to go! CONGRATS again!

  14. My favorite pancake topping would be real maple syrup … or a smear of salted peanut butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

  15. Congrats to you, Erin! A simple topping of cinnamon sugar on my waffle pleases me to no end!

  16. Congrats Erin! Your waffles look so yummy!  I love topping my waffles with almond butter, banana slices and a drizzle of maple syrup!

  17. Elizabeth Jenkins Reply

    My favorite is fresh blueberries in and on my waffles and pancakes with real butter and maple syrup…what a treat! Congrats on your Blogiversary

  18. Very plain and simple, butter and real maple syrup!

  19. Happy  Blogiversary, Erin! So exciting to have reached this milestone! I love topping my waffles with condensed milk. I know that sounds weird, but it’s soo good!

  20. I need scrambled eggs, goetta, and maple syrup–that’s a big breakfast but oh so good.

  21. Blueberries are my topping of choice. I love the maple whipped cream idea—we built a sugar house in 2014 and made over 110 gallons of syrup this year so I am always looking for new ways to use it! Congratulations on your blogiversary!

  22. Butter (not Margarine-that is NOT butter), Maple Syrup and fresh Blueberries!

  23. I really enjoy a warm strawberry preserves over my pancakes. 

  24. I love maple syrup Peanut butter and fresh fruit of any kind. We actually did the strawberries and whip cream last weekend. I have a small patch of berries in my yard. Hubby was in Heaven!

  25. Love your blog! My favorIte way to use waffles is for a savory dinner. Waffles top with creamed chicken is at the top of my List.

  26. I love to top mine with a banana sliced in half, vanilla greek yogurt, and nuts and/or chia seeds. It is like a banana split for breakfast! Thanks for the give away! I love Bobs products but haven’t tried the pancake and waffle mix yet! Also you waffles look amazing!

  27. Happy Blog Birthday Erin!! So happy to know you! xoxo

  28. I sometimes like to put a little cinnamon and sugar, along with maple syrup

  29. Congratulations! I enjoy your blog and recipes! My favorite topping for waffles (when I’m not in the mood for the simple butter and maple syrup) is fresh bananas with dulce de leche.

  30. Happy Blogiversary Erin! So sweet of you to give away presents on this day – you should be getting them! :)
    My favorite waffle pancake topping is whipped cream – I am lactose intolerant and have tried coconut whipped cream and will stick to that – but REAL whipped cream hands down takes the cake! :)

  31. Happy Blogiversary!!! Those waffles sound and look amazing!! I don’t have a waffle iron, but make pancakes fairly often, and my favorite way of topping is a little maple syrup and some chopped nuts, and usually some berries (love strawberries too!) on the side (or on the top)

  32. I can’t believe it’s been 3 years already!  I love my pancakes with tuna fish cooked into the batter, then covered with sour cream or yogurt.  

  33. Congratulations! I’m not a big fan of breakfast (I eat my yogurt and fruit and get on with the day), but I do like waffles every now and again. My favorite topping? Fresh NY maple syrup. Barring that, strawberries!

  34. My favorite toppings are classic old school real butter and real maple syrup.

  35. Congratulations! I love butter and syrup on my waffles….PB doesn’t hurt, either!

  36. I like to top my waffles with honey and whatever fruit is in season – YUM!

  37. Cooked on a campsite griddle.  A bit of butter, three thin slices banana, a splash of Grand Marnier, pancake batter to cover.  Now that’s livin’!

  38. Happy happy three years!!! These waffles look like an awesome way to celebrate – you’re making me want a second breakfast! haha

  39. Congratulations on 3 Years-that is amazing! I’m pretty much a Plain Jane when it comes to topping my pancakes and waffles: just butter and syrup for me!

  40. Thank you for three beautiful years of your clever, witty and sumptuous food blog! Congrats and thank you for all your hard work on our behalf! Can’t wait to try these scrumptious waffles!
    My favorite waffle topping: Bananas Foster with whipped cream and toasted pecans!

  41. Hey girl Love your post!! You go girl! We love ya!! I  love syrup and butter on mine and I have put peanut butter on my waffles before! Yummy!! 

  42. Happy Anniversary!  I love just syrup and butter the best, but strawberries and whipped cream are a close second.

  43. I love almond or peanut butter and blueberries! Yummmm

  44. Happy Anniversary!!  Love your blog!!  Depending on the type of waffle, I love to use either Peanut Butter or lemon whipped cream :-)

  45. VERMONT Maple Syrup and fresh strawberries with whipped cream.

  46. Congratulations on three years of blogging!  I have enjoyed your blog for a bit over a year and yours is one of the few I read each time an email hits my inbox!   Thank you for your great recipes and personal narrative;  I enjoy reading about your life, interests and inspiration for your recipes.

  47. Happy blog anniversary girl!! U know I love your blog and just how amazing your recipes and posts are!! This is a great way to start any dawn…I’ll take shortcake for any meal!

  48. Strawberries and whipped cream are my favorite waffle topping.  If I’m in the mood for something on the salty side, you can’t go wrong with bacon and maple syrup.  I used to waitress at a restaurant that put the bacon inside the waffles and it was delish!

  49. These waffles look dreamy – and maple whipped cream?! Yes, please! Congrats on hitting the three-year mark! I only started reading last year, but have thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. We’re quite like-minded when it comes to guacamole…my first thought was “No, why throw guacamole?!” And then I read the next line and laughed.

  50. Butter, maple syrup, and pecans! Congratulations to you on 3 years.  I look forward to your posts! 

  51. Alexandra robertson Reply

    Happy 3rd blogiversary!! These sound like a summery breakfast treat!  I love peanut butter,  cinnamon,  and bananas as my topping!  

  52. First, happy 3 years! I totally cracked up when you said you wouldn’t waste guac!
    Second, I’m so glad you blog because without it, we would have never met! And life without your sweet shining face and bubbly personality would be so sad! Love you, lady!

  53. Congratulations, Erin! What a way to celebrate. These waffles look beautiful and lovely. Cheers to many more wonderfully delicious years of blogging. xo, Catherine

  54. I like my waffles and/or pancakes topped with butter and warmed up maple syrup,yum!!

  55. My favorite way to top waffles is butter and real maple syrup. Congratulations on your blog anniversary!

  56. For pancakes at my house, we like to slice up a ripe banana, sprinkle with vanilla extract, and top with a handful of chopped nuts—walnuts and pecans make it taste just like banana bread.

  57. Happy third anniversary! I like my waffles with maple syrup but I also like to use berries if I have any!

  58. I’ve just started following you on facebook and I really like the recipes you have posted and I have “pinned” many of them on my Pinterest board. So, that being said, my favorite way to top waffles is with a vanilla custard sauce and strawberries or blueberries or both!

  59. So.. pretty sure this is my new favorite way to top waffles! I’m super preggo and one of my dearest cravings throughout the whole thing has been strawberry shortcake, so these fit the bill to. a. T. 

    Like.. do-you-deliver to-a-T. I HAVE to try these! Now I can have strawberry shortcake for breakfast and dinner.. and brunch in there, too.. just gotta work it in for lunch now! Happy blogiversary :)

  60. My favorite is to cook maple syrup with blueberries in it and a little bit of vanilla to make a really easy blueberry syrup :)

  61. Congrats Erin! You’re sight is so inspiring- it’s honestly helped change my lifestyle so much! 
    I love waffles with bananas, Greek yogurt and honey but the bananas have to be mashed a little so always better once they’re past ripe!

  62. We love our waffles or pancakes smothered in homemade applesauce or fresh berries and greek yogurt!

  63. Congrats on 3 years! My favorite way to top my waffles is with peanut butter and chocolate!

  64. Happy Anniversary! I like my waffles topped with butter & maple syrup!

  65. I often make blueberry pancakes that i top with whipped butter and cinnamon. 

  66. Congrats on 3 yrs.!  I also like peanut butter & maple syrup on pancakes, but I like to have fresh fresh fruit and occasionally pre-cooked chopped bacon mixed in too!  :-D.  Just recently bought a waffle iron, so this maybe the first recipe I try in it!  Many more happy years of blogging and thanks for all the recipes.

  67. Congrats on 3 years!! Whoohoo!! On my waffles, I love adding bananas, walnuts, a little butter and warm maple syrup :) My daughters like fresh strawberries with whipped cream and  maple syrup 

  68. Definitely strawberries and real whipped cream. 

  69. congrats on 3 years!! i’m a purist when it comes to pancakes and waffles haha….just butter and syrup! :)

  70. Happy 3rd Blogiversary, Erin! I always love reading all the new creations you come up with and every one I have tried has been delicious! Here’s to many more blogiversaries and reasons to celebrate! 

  71. We eat ours with Peanut Butter. 

  72. I like it plain with butter and real maple syrup.

  73. Happy happy, Erin! I’m glad you took that photo of the enchilada. It started something great! And these waffles are just more proof that this is where you’re meant to be!

  74. My favorite waffle topping is coconut and pineapple and covered in coconut syrup

  75. With pancakes I like real butter and REAL Maple SYRUP> with waffles I LOVE strawberries and Real Maple Syrup

  76. Congratulations! I like my waffles topped with a cherry sauce…dark cherries mixed with honey on the stove with a little cinnamon boiled until it becomes a sauce.

  77. Happy anniversary! I like to keep it simple with syrup and lots of butter :)

  78. I love topping my waffles with nutella!

  79. Caramelized bananas & whipped cream.

  80. I like my waffles savoury so eggs plus sriracha is my favourite.

  81. Wow, happy 3 years! These look amazing! Love the photos and I looove the cute spin on a classic!

  82. My favorite way to top my waffles or pancakes are chocolate chips! MMM I love maple syrup or even flavored syrup

  83. I think my favorite pancake topping is a berry compote of some sort – blueberries, strawberries, whatever I have.  Or maybe strawberries, whipped cream and chocolate chips…  I do not have a waffle iron and so don’t make waffles.  That may change in the near future when we build on a garage addition and I would have room to store a waffle iron.  It would be nice to have waffles on occasion.

    Congratulations on 3 years!  I have certainly enjoyed the time I’ve been reading your blog and making your recipes.  Here’s wishing you as many more good years as you desire!

  84. I love mine topped with berries and lots of pure maple syrup! Simple yet tasty.

  85. There is literally nothing better than real butter and real maple syrup on my pancakes!! With a side of bacon, of course!

  86. My favorite waffle topping is toasted pecans and toasted sweetened coconut!

  87. I usually do blueberries and strawberries and a little pure VT maple syrup!! 

  88. My family likes to keep it All American with strawberries,  blueberries  and fluffy whipped cream!

  89. My family likes to keep it all American with strawberries, blueberries and fluffy whipped cream! 

  90. Congrats! I love reading your blog! My favorite way to eat waffles is with chokecherry syrup and lots of melted butter!

  91. Wow! 3 years is a long time, Congrats! This recipe looks amazing! I love topping my waffles/pancakes with a fruit puree, fresh fruit and a dash of cinnamon! Cinnamon makes everything better in my opinion!

  92. I love mine with maple syrup and crumbled bacon.  
    My husband loves his with fresh bananas and strawberries.

  93. My favorite thing to put on pancakes and waffles is Greek yogurt and honey.

  94. Congratulations on your blog anniversary!!! I like my waffles topped with butter and syrup! 

  95. Congrats on the anniversary! That’s such a huge accomplishment – you should be super proud! :)
    And those waffles look awesome – strawberry shortcakes are one of my fav’s! I definitely like to just go plain on my waffles and pancakes with just a dollop of whipped cream (and sprinkles, of course)!

  96. Congratulations!

     I have lived in New England my entire life, so I have to say a pat of butter and lots of pure maple syrup, the pancake/waffle simply being a vehicle for consuming syrup. :)

  97. Butter and warm blueberry syrup! I also love butter, real maple syrup, and chopped nuts. 

  98. I’m a purist, so I use sugar free syrup.

  99. Happy 3 year blogiversary, Erin! Surviving this long and accomplishing as much as you have is not an easy task. You should feel so proud of how far you’ve come! 

    And I’m all about this giveaway too. That mix sounds amazing! I like to top my waffles with nut butter, sliced banana, and just a tad of pure maple syrup…mmmm…. :)

  100. Now I am going to have to make waffles so I can turn them into Strawberry Shortcake Waffles! I like butter and cinnamon sugar on top of my waffles. Any kind of fruit is also good.

  101. There is nothing better than maple syrup on top of any waffle or pancake!  Congrats on the 3-year mark!

  102. Elizabeth Devaney Reply

    Happy 3 years of blogging! Wow! And I’m loving Nuetella right now :). 

  103.  Congratulations on 3 years!! We love our waffles with Super Crunchy Peanut butter and maple syrup. To get fancy, we warm them up together and pour it over. No need for butter!! Mmm…delicious!! 

  104. Congrats on the blog! Keep it up! Now on to the waffles……

    Waffles with pecans and maple syrup! My oh My!! Think I want those for dinner

  105. I like to put greek yogurt on my pancakes and waffles! Sometimes I will melt almond butter and drizzle it on top as well!

  106. Happy 3 year to my favorite blogger!! Not just saying that either. I’ve said before how I enjoy your writing and recipes! 

    I had to pause my comment so I could read the post about your pancakes and tribute to your father. I missed that one. I missed a lot last year actually as it was around that time of your post that my mom was losing her battle with cancer. It was a wonderful, loving post. And, I, too, am grateful for all the wonderful memories of my mom as you with your father. Every day.

    I love waffles. Drenched in just butter and syrup for breakfast or topped with berries (strawberries/blueberries) and cream. Then, it becomes a delicious dessert. Or, chicken and waffles to become a dinner entree. Waffles are so versatile.  Yum!

    • Hi Marsha, I am so touched by this comment and your kind words. I’m so sorry about the loss of your mom, and I’m happy to hear you speak of her memories. I am sure she was an incredible and lovely person and is with you every day.
      On the topic of waffles, I have just started eating chicken and waffles, and now I’m wondering where they have been all my life! Way to incorporate them for every meal :)

  107. Pure maple syrup and butter.  It’s a classic!

  108. Congratulations on three years! I love either butter & powdered sugar or butter & maple syrup on waffles.

  109. We like maple syrup , butter and chocolate chips.

  110. I like pure maple syrup, and fresh fruit if it’s available! Simple.

  111. My favorite way to eat waffles is with fresh butter and Maine Maple syrup

  112. Patricia Caradonna Reply

    My love waffles with lots of butter and maple syrup.

  113. I recently purchased Ginger Syrup and it is great on waffles!  But I still think butter and real Maple Syrup is the best.

  114. Almond butter and maple syrup!

  115. Like a sandwich! With eggs, turkey bacon and cheddar cheese inside!

  116. I love topping a stack of pancakes with over-easy eggs, hot sauce, and maple syrup!

  117. Congrats on 3 years! I’m a huge fan of blueberries, bananas, and maple syrup on my pancakes/waffles. I keep it classic.

  118. i like a little bit of Greek yogurt strawberries or blackberries and some syrup. I love waffles, I got a waffle maker for my birthday this year.

  119. Congrats on 3 years!

    I love my waffles with blueberry syrup!

  120. Looks absolutely delicious! I tend to just put whipped cream on top of my pancakes and waffles. It’s what goes IN the pancakes that makes them particularly amazing–I recently added some sliced almonds to my pancakes and they tasted terrific (who knew?)!

  121. Alas, I guess that I am not that adventurous.  I still like to slather my pancakes or waffles with butter and syrup.

  122. Cassandra Eastman Reply

    I love topping mine with butter and syrup! And occasionally blueberry syrup!

  123. Peanut butter and chocolate syrup and whipped cream

  124. Happy blogiversary!!! It’s crazy how fast time flies, isn’t it? Love these waffle shortcakes, love this space and love you! :) Cheers!

  125. Happy third anniversary. My favorite waffle topping is strawberries that have been sliced and lightly sugared to bring out the moisture, then set in the refrigerator over night.  Because most maple and other syrups make my tummy hurt I top my waffles with chilled sliced strawberries and  the strawberry syrup that is pulled from the fresh berries. Yummm.

  126. Happy Blogiversary! You have an amazing blog and I really hope you’ll keep blogging for a lot more years! :)
    – Love, Anna!

  127. Love to top ’em with bananas fried up in butter, brown sugar, and rum! 
    Congrats on your anniversary – I really enjoy your blog!

  128. Tupelo honey is all my pancakes need.thanks so much for sharing.

  129. Not a fan of pancakes, even though my husband makes them all the time. However, a crispy waffle is lovely, especially with pecans, butter, and Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup.

  130. How fun! Congratulations!
    When I make waffles or pancakes I always use fresh strawberries, strawberry jam, and whipped cream.:)

  131. Happy 3 year blogiversary!! On both pancakes and waffles I love whipped cream and fresh fruit preferably strawberries or blueberries.

  132. I love my waffles topped with syrup, strawberries and whipped cream. Happy blog anniversary!

  133. Happy Blogiversary! It’s been inspiring.
    So, I get a bottle of blueberry dessert wine from a favorite vineyard in NC (I’ve done this before!) and this time of year in VA there are awesome fresh blueberries at the farmer’s co-op. Then I reduce the wine with a bit of natural almond flavor and blueberries galore – you could put this stuff on top of anything!

  134. Congratulations on your anniversary! I love topping my waffles with lots of butter and maple syrup. I’m a traditionalist. 

  135. Fresh fruit for sure!!!  YUM!  These make me want to do breakfast for dinner!

  136. Congrats on your 3 year anniversary!  i have tried many of your recipes and look forward to your email with the latest recipe.  I love peach preserves on my pancakes or waffles.  

  137. Congrats Erin! Love your blog- the recipes and laughs you give me. :) 
    I am boring- just butter and maple syrup, warmed up. Yum! 

  138. Congratulations on three years!! I just top like peanut butter as my topping, it’s simple but it makes me happy :)

  139. Yay, happy blogiversary! Congrats on three years sweet lady!These gorgeous waffles are the perfect way to celebrate! Can’t wait to follow along for many more years to come :)

  140. Happy 3 years of blogging! I’m so glad I got to meet you because of it:-) xoxo

  141. I love to top my pancakes with caramelized pineapples 

  142. I top my waffles with butter and real maple syrup, and blueberries if I have some.

  143. I cannot wait to try this recipe very soon!  I’m pretty sure this will be my favorite topping ever, after indulging in this treat.

  144. Yum these strawberry shortcake waffles have me nearly drooling on my keyboard! My family and I are extreme waffle lovers. Pancakes too. I’m always on the hunt for new recipes (definitely going to make this one because they’d love it!) so I’ve tried many toppings, but nothing is quite like strawberries on waffles or any type of fresh fruit. With the sweetness of the fruit you don’t really need much or any syrup!

  145. I love topping my waffles with pure maple syrup and strawberry butter!

  146. I love my waffles plain and simple with butter, 100% pure maple syrup and bacon on the side.  Congrats on three years!

  147. It’s hard to choose, but my go-to and favorite combination is nut butter and banana with a sprinkle of cinnamon and drizzle of maple syrup!

  148. My favorite has always been blueberry syrup and whipped cream. I love your idea of sweetening the whipped cream with syrup! We will definitely be trying that soon!!

  149. I like my waffles with pumpkin butter or apple butter

  150. My favorite topping is peanut butter and honey!

  151. love fresh fruit on top!!

  152. fresh berries with its syrup

  153. Real butter and lots of honey.

  154. Enjoy your blog and recipes.

    Like my waffles, hot, crisp with a pat of real butter and warm real maple syrup from VT or Canada. 
    But when fresh fruit is around, I like to add that to the mix.

  155. Happy blogiversary! My favorite topping is always fresh berries.

  156. I’m especially fond of using my homemade rhubarb sauce. :)

  157. Happy blogiversary! As always, love your pics. As for waffles, I prefer fruit and whipped cream (real, not aerosol, of course); whereas, the rest of the family prefers syrup, plain and simple. We usually compromise, and I make blueberry waffle batter, then we all get fruit :)

  158. Congratulations on 3 years! I hope you have many more to come. I just love your recipes. My favorite pancake & waffle topping is a little butter and pure maple syrup. Yum!

  159. Fruit and whip cream! I like to top mine with strawberries,,blueberries,blackberries,pineapple  syrup or just plain banana’s and whipped cream.

  160. Congrats on 3 years of blogging Erin! I’m glad I found your blog around 2 years ago, it’s always a pleasure to read. I especially loved reading about your month long trip to France–I lived vicariously through you and your photos! Wishing you all the best this coming year! And I love eating my waffles with strawberries and melted butter, and maybe a little honey drizzled on top.

  161. I love to cook a syrup with fresh blueberries from the garden for pancakes and waffles! So good!

  162. Congrats on 3 years! :) I enjoy a combination of Nutella and maple syrup on top of my waffles!

  163. butter, grade B maple syrup, candied nuts. 

  164. I usually just put maple syrup and butter on my pancakes. I know…boring.

  165. Blueberries and lemon curd

  166. i like topping it with either maple syrup or fresh strawberries. 

  167. Yay for 3 years.  I love topping with blueberries or strawberries. 

  168. I love mine with syrup and butter. Thanks for the giveaway. Congrats on the milestone.

  169. Blueberries and cool whip 

  170. Blueberries and powdered sugar

  171. I loooooove extra butter and warm buttery thick syrup. Oh…. how I love the taste!

  172. Regular pancakes – maple syrup. My favorite buckwheat pancakes – blueberry sauce. Waffles – strawberries.

  173. Warm blueberry preserves and cinnamon

  174. I love topping them with sweetened, cooked fruit and homemade whipped cream.

  175. Happy blogiversary to you!! Also, maple whipped cream, heck yes!

  176. Congrats on your blog’s anniversary!  

    My favorite way to top things is going to sound bland compared to many people, but if there’s a really tasty pancake or waffle at the base I like to go with simply butter (cold & real) and maple syrup (warm & real).  

  177. I love topping my pancakes or waffles with fresh fruit!A drizzle of honey or nutella doesn’t hurt either. ;)

  178. Love syrup and fresh fruit (blackberries, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries!).

  179. These waffles look amazing! And Maple whip cream!?!?! Why didn’t I ever think of that!! Happy 3 years! I love peanut butter  and bananas on my pancakes and waffles! And chocolate chips if it’s a special day! 

  180. Butter and lots of pure maple syrup ! 

  181. Sliced strawberries marinated in brown sugar and chopped basil, with crisp vanilla waffles, and marscapone – the bomb diggety!!!
    Congrats on the anniversary!

  182. I like to top my waffles with yogurt and maple syrup.

  183. Kerrygold butter and local honey!

  184. Congrats on 3 years of blogging. 

    Butter and pure maple syrup are my favorite toppings. 

  185. Fresh berries and maple syrup 

  186. I love chocolate chip pancakes or waffles with just a but of butter and plenty of whipped cream! Congratulations!

  187. I like drizzling hot butter, cinnamon sugar and pure maple syrup. YUMMY!

  188. My favorite way to top my waffles is butter, fresh peaches, and butter pecan syrup. Oh my yum!!

  189. Katherine Oliveira Reply

    With strawberries & whipped cream!

  190. Chocolate and whipped cream. Thank you for the chance! 

  191. we love to top them with strawberries and blueberries!!! 

  192. Bananas & strawberries and honey

  193. I love to top my pancakes with fresh blueberries, bananas, dark chocolate chips, and pure maple syrup!

  194. Butter and maple syrup 

  195. I love lemon juice and powdered sugar. Or warmed blueberries with lemon curd and whipped cream. Or strawberries and maple syrup. Pretty much anything.

  196. I like to top my waffles with peanut butter and agave!!

  197. I echo everyone’s sentiment in congratulations. I enjoy butter and sugar-free syrup on my waffles. Thnks for the opportunity!

  198. I have diabetes2 so instead of something sweet I do an egg over easy in real butter. I have learned to love it like this. Protein balances the carbs a little bit.

  199. Blueberries & whipped cream!

  200. Love with  peanut butter and honey. 

  201. We love to top our pancakes with honey and fruit. Sometimes with chocolate syrup and strawberries on special occasions. I can’t wait to get a waffle iron, I haven’t had one in years! 

  202. My favorite toppings are butter and maple syrup.

  203. This is such a classic that it never goes out of style. Perfect for a Sunday brunch, just add a mimosa!

  204. Erin, we had these for breakfast this morning.  I use Bob’s Red Mill products all the time!  I loved the nutritional value these waffles offered with fruit, whole grain, fiber, and so much protein!  And they were delicious!  I added to this recipe just for personal tastes of my family cinnamon, vanilla, Bob’s Red Mill  Chia Seed (for more fiber and nutrition without altering taste), and honey.  I placed a little honey within so there would be no need to drown them in maple syrup which I am very guilty of doing. :-)  Thank you for the above pictures of various Red Mill products.  I had no idea there was a high fiber pancake/waffle mix and had always just bought the regular one.  I’m excited to try the high fiber one. Thank you for posting such a yummy recipe that I feel good about serving to my family.

    • Sheila, so excited to hear that you enjoyed these waffles! Your additions sound scrumptious—I’m going to add cinnamon myself next time. I hope you enjoy the other mixes too. The 10 grain is another one of my personal favorites!

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