Basic Chaffle Recipe (Keto and Low Carb)

Cooked Chaffles on a Dash Waffle Maker and black plate.

Simple, short and tasty basic Keto chaffle recipe using only 3 ingredients: cheese, eggs and either coconut or almond flour. This Chaffle Keto recipe make a perfect bread substitute. If you’re missing sandwiches on your low carb or Keto diet, use two chaffles to get your sando fix. Before you ask “what is a chaffle?”….It’s a waffle made out of cheese….a Chaffle! 


We use chaffle recipes to make a ton of our favorite sandwiches and burgers including:


Western Bacon Cheeseburger Chaffle

Club Sandwich Chaffle

BLT Chaffle 

The BEST waffle maker to use for a chaffle is the Dash Mini Waffle Maker. We snagged ours on Amazon and it arrived next day!

Looking for sugar free maple syrup recommendations? We have two: Lakanto Maple Syrup and Choc Zero Maple Syrup.

Cooked Chaffles on a Dash Waffle Maker and black plate.

Basic Chaffle Recipe

Simple, short and tasty basic chaffle recipe using only 3 ingredients: cheese, eggs and either coconut or almond flour. Only 3 Net Carbs for two Chaffles! We recommend playing around with the cheese type and cooking time to get your preferred final product.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, lunch, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword 1.5 Net Grams, Almond Flour, Chaffle, Cheddar Cheese, Coconut Flour, Dash Waffle Maker, Eggs, Keto, Keto Recipe, Low Carb, Low Carb Recipe, Monterey Jack, Mozzarella, Mozzarella Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Pepper Jack Cheese, Sugar Free
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1 Person
Calories 320kcal


  • Dash Mini Waffle Maker


  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1/2 Cup Cheese (Cheddar, Mozzarella, Pepper Jack) *Note 1
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Flour (or 2 Tbsp Almond Flour)


  • Pre-heat the Dash Mini Waffle Maker. (Note 2)
  • In a small bowl, whisk the egg until fully combined.
  • Whisk the cheese and flour into the egg until fully combined.
  • Once the waffle maker is fully heated, lightly spray with cooking spray. (Note 3)
  • Add 1/2 of the mixture to the center of the griddle and close the lid.
  • Let the chaffle cook for 5 minutes to ensure a crispy exterior. Cook for about 3-4 if you prefer a softer exterior. (Note 4)
  • Remove from the waffle maker and repeat steps 5-6 with the remaining batter.
  • Top with your favorite waffle toppings and enjoy immediately.


  1. Play around with the various cheeses to see what flavor you prefer. Cheddar, Mozzarella (brick form), Monterey Jack, and Pepper Jack are all great options. If you don't like "eggy" tastes, we recommend a stronger cheese like cheddar or pepper jack.
  2. Any mini waffle maker will work. Play around with your large waffle maker if that's what you have available.
  3. Cooking spray isn't required,  however the batter will stick and leave a big mess if not cooked long enough.
  4. Experiment with the total cooking time to get your preferred texture. Remember, the Chaffle does harden up a bit once removed from the waffle maker.


Serving: 2Waffles | Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 223mg | Sodium: 428mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 804IU | Calcium: 432mg | Iron: 1mg

recipe cost

Total $0.92
  • Egg $0.17
  • Cheese $0.63
  • Coconut Flour $0.12

how-to photos

Picture of Chaffle Recipe ingredients including eggs, cheese and coconut flour


Just three!

Chaffle Recipe Batter on a hot Dash Mini Waffle Maker


Slightly spread the mixture if necessary (depends on the griddle you're using).

nutrition facts

Nutrition Facts
Basic Chaffle Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 Waffles)
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 223mg74%
Sodium 428mg19%
Potassium 116mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 804IU16%
Calcium 432mg43%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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One comment

  1. Mel

    Just made these.
    Super easy and it smells amazing


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