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Eggnog Waffles with Cranberry Apple Compote


Waffles with berries and honey on table


For Waffles:

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups eggnog
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • powdered sugar, for garnish
  • For Compote:
  • 2 cups apples
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1/2 cup apple juice or apple cider
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


For Waffles:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, eggnog and butter. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix together until everything is combined. (Batter will still be lumpy).
  3. Preheat a waffle maker. Pour the batter into the waffle maker and cook until golden brown.
  4. Garnish with powdered sugar and serve with compote.

For Compote:

  1. Place apples, cranberries and juice in a small saucepan and bring to medium heat.
  2. Once boiling, reduce heat and use a wooden spoon to mash fruits.
  3. Add in brown sugar and ground cinnamon, mix until everything is combined.
  4. Continue to cook for 10-12 minutes on medium to low heat.
  5. Transfer compote to bowl and serve warm.