Keto-Friendly Crispy “Bagel” Chaffles Made in Your Mini Waffle Maker With Simple Ingredients
If you’re following a keto or low carb diet, I’m willing to bet you miss bagels. Or just bread in general, for that matter. I feel like this is where a mini waffle maker saves the day. It’s amazing what you can make with just an egg, almond flour and a little cheese. Everything from low carb sweet breakfast waffles to savory sandwich bread.
Why not bagels, too? Just sprinkle these crispy keto waffles with Everything Bagel seasoning and spread a little cream cheese on there. Quick and easy! If you really want the entire bagel experience, you could even cut a little hole out of the middle. Ha!
This is a fantastic keto recipe for beginners. If you have a mini waffle maker, then I promise you’ll never miss bread again. The great thing about chaffles is that they are not only just as satisfying as toast or bread, but they are incredibly filling and will keep your belly full for a long time.
The key to making chaffles crispy (just like a toasted bagel) is to add cheese to the griddle before and after you add the batter.
Once the automatic timer goes off, you can also leave the chaffles in the mini waffle maker for an extra minute. Be sure to let them cool a little before spreading the cream cheese on top so that the moisture from the heat doesn’t get trapped in.
Looking for quick and easy keto breakfast ideas? Break out your mini waffle maker and say hello to your new favorite low carb bagels! These crispy chaffles are made with simple ingredients: almond flour, an egg, mozzarella cheese and bagel seasoning. Mix, pour, cook and top with cream cheese. Yum!
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp almond flour
- 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (plus more for the griddle)
- 1 tsp Everything Bagel seasoning (plus more for topping)
- cream cheese (for topping)
Preheat your mini waffle maker.
Mix the egg, almond flour, cheese and bagel seasoning together in a small bowl until well combined.
Once the waffle maker is hot, sprinkle a little shredded cheese directly onto the griddle and then pour HALF of your batter in. Sprinkle with more cheese and close the lid.
Cook until the automatic timer goes off or until it's crispy to your liking; repeat for next chaffle.
Let the chaffles cool for about a minute and then spread with cream cheese and top with more bagel seasoning. Enjoy!
If you want the full bagel experience, use a cookie cutter or knife to cut a hole out of the middle of the chaffles. Hehe
If you’re familiar with making chaffles, then you know how customizable they are. This recipe calls for a little more cheese than normal so that they crisp up beautifully. You can also sub the almond flour with coconut flour, just be sure to use a teaspoon instead of a tablespoon.