Keto Pumpkin Chaffle


Pumpkin pie ranks among our all-time favorite desserts, and its close association with the fall season only enhances its charm. I like to think that fall exists solely to grant me permission for an extended pumpkin-flavored feast. The undeniable allure of savoring a plethora of pumpkin-infused delights during this time is truly something that i look forward to.

It would however seems impossible to be able to enjoy both a pumpkin pie chaffle and a cheesecake while following the keto diet. However, fear not because this pumpkin cheesecake chaffle recipe makes it totally possible.

It has the perfect amount of crispiness on the outside to complement the sweet and soft cheesecake filling in the middle which also features that beloved smooth pumpkin flavor on the inside as well. It is truly the ideal adaptation of a fall favorite!

You can enjoy this chaffle at the beginning of your day for breakfast, or as a rich dessert after your favorite keto meal. There is truly no bad time to relish in the delight of this super tasty chaffle. So, without further ado, i will stop tempting you and get straight into the recipe.


6 minutes

2 Chaffles


Pumpkin Chaffle
1 Egg
1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese
1 1/2 tbsp Pumpkin Puree (100% pumpkin)
1 tbsp Almond Flour
1 tbsp Lakanto Golden Sweetener, or choice of sweetener
2 tsp Heavy Cream
1 tsp Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 tsp Pumpkin Spice
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Choczero Maple Syrup or 1/8 tsp Maple Extract
2 tbsp Cream Cheese
1 tbsp Lakanto Powdered Sweetener
1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
Nutritional Information
204 Calories
15.5g Total Fat
2.5g Net Carbs
12g Protein


Preheat the mini waffle maker.
Start by preheating the mini waffle maker and gathering your ingredients for the pumpkin chaffle.
In a small bowl, combine all chaffle ingredients.
Using a small bowl, mix all of the keto pumpkin chaffle ingredients together - mozzarella cheese and egg, pumpkin puree, almond flour, sweetener, heavy cream, cream cheese, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and vanilla.
Pour half of the chaffle mixture into the center of the waffle iron. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes.
When the chaffle ingredients are well combined, pour half the batter into the waffle iron. Cook the first layer of the chaffle for 3 to 5 minutes, until browned.
Carefully remove and repeat for the second chaffle. Set to the side to crisp up while you make the filling.
Remove the browned keto pumpkin chaffle and repeat with remaining batter.
With a whisk or fork, combine all frosting ingredients together. Add frosting between the two chaffles. Enjoy!
Now, it is time to make the cheesecake frosting for the middle of the keto pumpkin chaffle layers. Add the frosting ingredients - cream cheese, maple syrup or extract, sweetener, and vanilla extract - and mix together. Spread the frosting between the two chaffles.
Optional: Add whipped cream on top, crushed pecans, some Choczero maple syrup, etc.
You can top the pumpkin chaffles with whipped cream, crushed pecans, or maple syrup for extra flavor and fun.



To create the keto pumpkin chaffle recipe, you will need the following tools for easy prep time and the best results.

  • A dash mini waffle maker. A mini waffle iron is essential to make chaffles. They will make the crunchiest yet fluffiest chaffles and make the cooking routine much easier.
  • Two separate mixing bowls. You will need two separate mixing bowls to create the keto pumpkin chaffle mixture and cheesecake frosting.


  • To ensure that the chaffles do not stick to the waffle maker, use the cooking spray before pouring in the wet keto chaffle mixture.
  • Add some baking powder to your chaffle as it will cause it be be even thicker and fluffier!
  • Make sure you are only using 100% pumpkin, preferably a puree. A canned pumpkin pie filling will contain tons of sugar and carbs.
  • If you want to make the pumpkin chaffle layers have a stronger pumpkin flavor add more pumpkin spice, but don't overdo it.
  • Invest in a good mini waffle maker. It will make your life easier and will guarantee to make perfect chaffles everytime.


It is important to store keto chaffles correctly, especially seeing as they have a dairy frosting.

It is best to store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container. This will keep them fresh, as well as crunchy on the outside, and creamy in the middle.

You can freeze the pumpkin chaffle recipe if you wish to. Ensure to store the keto waffle and cheesecake center in an airtight container or a freezer bag. They will last up to three months and taste best if you thoroughly defrost them before consumption.

Serving Suggestions

  • Seeing as this sweet chaffle recipe has pumpkin spice season written all over it, it will pair well with a warm mug of cocoa or a hot tea.
  • Drinking a cold glass of milk with low-carb pumpkin waffles and cheesecake frosting will also work perfectly.
  • Do not hesitate to add pumpkin spice chaffle toppings such as crushed pecans, heavy whipped cream, or sugar-free syrup.
  • You could also serve with a scoop of keto ice cream if you are really wanting to make this more dessert than breakfast.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a substitute for almond flour?

Yes, there are other low-carb flours you can use to make these pumpkin chaffles suitable for the ketogenic diet. You could use coconut flour or chia flour. Both will work well. But, coconut flour might change the flavor slightly.

Can I make chaffles without a waffle iron?

It is possible to make chaffles without a waffle iron or Belgian waffle maker. However, the final result might not look the same or be as fluffy inside.
You could use an air fryer, toaster oven, or a stovetop and a griddle.

What can I do with leftover batter?

If you have remaining batter, you could create smaller chaffles. Or, freeze the mixture to create other pumpkin recipes in the future.

Could I add more sweetness to the recipe?

If you want to intensify the sweetness of these already sweet chaffles, go for it. As long as you use keto-friendly ingredients, the recipe will remain keto-fied and low in net carbs.
You could add unsweetened chocolate chips, ground cinnamon, or dark melted chocolate to the top.

What other Chaffle recipes can i make?

Experimenting with chaffles is kind of our claim to fame, so you are in luck as we have a bunch of flavor combinations we love. You can check out our top ones below:
Easy Traditional Keto Chaffle Recipe
Best Oreo Keto Chaffles
White Bread Keto Chaffle | Wonder Bread Chaffle
Keto Strawberry Shortcake Chaffle
Keto Peanut Butter Cup Chaffle
Delicious Keto Pizza Chaffle Recipe
Keto Snickerdoodle Chaffles

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Wrap -Up

These keto pumpkin chaffles could easily qualify as one of the best contenders in a dessert cuisine contest. They combine two incredibly tasty desserts yet remain low in sugar and carbs.

You could enjoy these pumpkin chaffles for breakfast or dessert. They are so delicious, you will likely think about them all day. So, we wouldn’t blame you for sharing a chaffle between breakfast and dessert.

If you make these pumpkin chaffles or other chaffle recipes from the blog, let us know. We love hearing from you in the comments! As a bonus i’ll leave you with some other pumpkin recipes you might enjoy:

Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Shake

Keto Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake

Starbucks Copycat Keto Pumpkin Iced Latte

Keto Pumpkin Mousse

Keto Pumpkin Butter