Just in time for Fall, this Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Chaffle has all of your favorite Fall flavors! Enjoy the season with this mouthwatering, easy to make treat!
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Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Chaffle
Pumpkin pie is one of our favorite desserts ever, and it was always one of our favorite things about Fall. Everyone knows that God invented Fall just so it would be socially acceptable to eat pumpkin inspired foods for three months straight.
Okay, maybe that last part might not be true, but there really is nothing better than chowing down on ALL. the pumpkin foods during Fall, and this keto pumpkin cheesecake chaffle is no acceptation.
This keto pumpkin chaffle has the perfect amount of crispiness on the outside to compliment the sweet and soft cheesecake middle, but it also has that beloved smooth pumpkin flavor on the inside. This keto chaffle is the perfect adaption of a Fall favorite!
You can enjoy this chaffle at the beginning of your day for breakfast, or as a rich desert after your favorite keto meal. There is no bad time to enjoy this super tasty keto pumpkin cheesecake chaffle.
Is Pumpkin Keto Friendly?
The short answer is: yes!
Pumpkin is keto friendly because it contains zero sugars and is very low in carbs. Typically, we enjoy pumpkin in pies, sugary drinks, or cakes, and so we begin to relate pumpkin itself to unhealthy foods.
Pumpkin is actually super healthy! Pumpkins have a ton of great health benefits! They are highly nutritious, patricianly in vitamin A. They are high in antioxidants which are found to be helpful in reducing risk of chronic disease. They are super low in carbs and have no sugar!
All in all, pumpkins are super healthy and are a food we should probably try to enjoy more often than just in the Fall.
Just because pumpkin is often added to unhealthy foods does not mean that pumpkin is unhealthy!
What Is A Chaffle?
The keto chaffle has taken the keto/low carb community by storm lately, and for good reason! There are so many good chaffle recipes out there, including our Best Oreo Keto Chaffles.
There are regular chaffles, typically made with egg and cheese, and then there are dessert chaffles, made usually with a keto friendly flour and other ingredients typical to a cake.
Basically, a chaffle is a mini keto waffle. But, it has become so much more than just a waffle! Chaffles are used as a bread substitute, or they can become delicious desserts (like the one you are currently looking at)!
Chaffles are so easy to make, usually only requiring a few ingredients that you probably almost always have on hand.
Hop on the chaffle bandwagon, it is a delicious ride!
What Mini Waffle Maker to Use (Hint: Dash Mini)
The Dash mini waffle maker is our go-to waffle maker for chaffles. It is the perfect size to store easily on the counter or in a cabinet, and it also makes the perfect sized chaffles!
Since chaffles often serve as bun replacements, it’s important to have something that is bun-sized. The Dash mini waffle maker makes the perfect 4-inch waffle (or chaffle) every time.
Cleanup is also a breeze with this waffle maker because of it’s easy to clean surface! There are so many things to love about this cute but effective little gadget!
If you want to take your chaffle making a little more seriously, you could also consider getting a waffle maker that cooks four chaffles at a time. This is especially helpful if you are cooking for multiple people, or if you just really love chaffles!
This one is of course a bit larger, so you need more designated counter space or storage space, and it is more of a surface area to clean, but it is easy to overlook these things when you are popping out four chaffles at a time!
Ingredients Needed For Keto Pumpkin Chaffle
Like most other keto chaffle recipes, this one is super simple and only uses a few ingredients that you definitely already have!
An egg, some pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, almond flour, vanilla extract, sweetener, baking powder, heavy cream, and some diced pecans are all you will need to whip up this yummy keto pumpkin chaffle!
That means you can get started right away!
Another great thing about chaffles is that they are so easy to make. There are seriously only two basic steps you need to take to make a keto pumpkin chaffle.
The first step is simply to blend together all of the ingredients in a bowl. Make sure that your batter is well mixed so that your chaffle comes out nice and even.
Next, you simply pour half your batter on to a preheated mini waffle iron and let it cook for about four minutes.
You’ll want to make sure that you exercise some patience here. If you lift the top of the waffle maker to peek at your chaffle while it’s cooking, you will probably end up with a sticky mess, and not a chaffle.
Be sure to let your mini waffle maker do its thing so that you end up with the perfect chaffle!
For easy waffle maker clean up, I’ve found these Silicone Basting brushes to work best! Find them HERE on Amazon!
Tips For Best Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Chaffle
While this recipe is already fantastic, if you are feeling adventurous, you could give these ideas a try and make your keto pumpkin cheesecake chaffle even better!
- Make sure you are only using 100% pumpkin, preferably a puree. A canned pumpkin pie filling will contain tons of sugar and carbs.
- Use ChocZero maple syrup in the batter and as a glaze for your chaffle. If you shop ChocZero’s site, use our code, “BUTTERTOGETHERKITCHEN” to save 10% off your entire purchase.
- Add some baking powder to your chaffle as it will cause it be be even thicker and fluffier!
- Use Lakanto’s Golden Monkfruit Sweetener instead of their classic sweetener. Golden monkfruit is a brown sugar substitute and it works amazingly in this keto chaffle! Some believe that brown sugar (and its substitutes) make recipes chewier. If you need to purchase some golden monkfruit, shop Lakanto’s website and sure to use our discount code, “BUTTERTOGETHER” to save 20% off of your entire order!
- Add a dollop of whipped cream on top of your chaffles! This will make them look nice, but most impiratly, will taste delicious!
- Add some crushed pecans on top of your keto chaffle! It will give this soft and sweet chaffle a bit of extra crunch.
- Finally, be creative! Give this chaffle a personal touch in whatever way you can think of. These chaffle recipes are super adaptable and customizable, so feel free to make this chaffle how you prefer!
If you love this tasty treat, you are sure to enjoy this Cinnamon Roll Chaffle.
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Some Other Pumpkin Recipes You Might Enjoy:
- 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
- Preheat mini waffle maker.
- In a small bowl, combine all chaffle ingredients.
- Pour half of the chaffle mixture into the center of the waffle iron. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes.
- Carefully remove and repeat for second chaffle. Set to the side to crisp up while you make the filling.
- With a whisk or fork, combine all frosting ingredients together. Add frosting between the two chaffles. Enjoy!
- Optional: Add whipped cream on top, crushed pecans, some Choczero maple syrup, etc.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Chaffles Serving Size: 1 Chaffle
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 204.25Total Fat: 15.25gCarbohydrates: 3.3gNet Carbohydrates: 2.65gFiber: 0.65gProtein: 12.05g