[Recipe] Sweet Potato Waffles


Published: October 21, 2014

Rich in fiber, vitamins and anti-oxidants, Sweet Potato Waffles are nutritious, delicious and easy to prepare. Follow this recipe and start your day healthy with a perfect breakfast treat for you and the entire family.

Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes

Sweet Potato Pancake


  • 1 small potato
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour (sub with coconut flour for healthy alternative)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • ¼ cup almond milk or coconut milk
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 egg


  1. In a clean pot, peel and boil the sweet potato until very tender when pierced with a fork.
  2. In a blender, add the rest of the ingredients and puree until properly combined.
  3. Add the sweet potato and mix for 5 seconds to blend into the mixture.
  4. Heat a waffle iron until it is ready for use.*
  5. Place half cup of the mixture into the waffle iron and cook according to your waffle iron instructions.
  6. Serve with a drizzle of honey and fresh fruits.

*If you do not have a waffle iron, heat up a skillet and add some butter or coconut oil to coat the bottom. Add 1/2 cup of the mixture and cook pancake style for 3 minutes on either side. Serve with fruits.

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About Lohi Ogolo

Lohi Ogolo is a chef and culinary enthusiast interested in the use of modern culinary techniques infused with African flavors to attract the world to African, particularly Nigerian, foods. She is a graduate of a culinary institute in Toronto, Canada and owner of the food inspired business, Lohi’s Creations. She can be found on Twitter @Lohiscreation or her award winning blog.

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