100% Teff Waffles

Teff Waffles

Who said waffles couldn’t be made with 100% teff flour? Both crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, these light gluten-free and egg-less waffles will fill you up!


Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 25 minutes

Yields 6 servings



2 cups teff flour

2 2/3 cups buttermilk

½ cup butter, melted

½ tsp salt

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

2 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp vanilla extract



  1. Lightly grease waffle iron and pre-heat according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. Mix teff flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk butter, buttermilk, sugar, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl.
  4. Slowly stir in wet ingredients into the large dry ingredient bowl and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour about ¼ cup of batter into the waffle iron and cook until edges are crisp and browned. It should take about 5-10 minutes, depending on the waffle iron. Remove waffle once cooked and serve. repeat with remaining batter.