Chili-Topped Cornbread Waffles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jan. 25, 2023
My daughter inspired this cornbread waffles recipe. Everyone in my family loves chili except her, so we had an idea—cornbread waffles topped with chili and all the fixings! It was a hit. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
Chili-Topped Cornbread Waffles Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 cups gluten-free all-purpose baking flour (without xanthan gum)
  • 1-1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cans (15 ounces) chili with beans or 4 cups leftover chili, warmed
  • Optional toppings: Jalapeno slices, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, cubed avocado and minced fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat waffle maker. In a large bowl, whisk flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk eggs, milk and oil until blended. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened. Bake waffles according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown.
  2. Serve with chili and toppings of your choice.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 464 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 796mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 15g protein.

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