Cinnamon-Bun Waffles

Start your morning off right with our warm and toasty Cinnamon-Bun Waffles that are ready in only 45 minutes.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4


cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
teaspoon salt
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoons ground cinnamon
eggs, separated
teaspoon cream of tartar
1 3/4
cups buttermilk
cup butter, melted
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
tablespoon vanilla


tablespoons butter, melted
tablespoons milk
cup powdered sugar

  • 1 Heat waffle maker. In large bowl, stir together flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form; set aside. In medium bowl, beat egg yolks, buttermilk, 1/4 cup melted butter, the syrup and vanilla; set aside.
  • 3 Make well in center of flour mixture. Add egg yolk mixture; mix just until combined. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  • 4 Spray waffle maker lightly with cooking spray. Spoon batter onto hot waffle maker, following manufacturer’s directions for recommended amount. Close lid of waffle maker; bake 3 to 4 minutes or until steaming stops and waffles are golden brown. (To make ahead, place waffles on ovenproof plate in 200°F oven until ready to serve.)
  • 5 In another small bowl, beat 2 tablespoons melted butter, milk and powdered sugar until smooth. Drizzle over waffles. Serve remaining glaze on the side.

Expert Tips

These waffles reheat very well. Make some extra and freeze them for a weekday treat.

These waffles are special with the glaze, but equally delicious without. Try adding some cinnamon apples to the top for a variation on this waffle recipe.