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Waffle Anything

March 24, 2021


Sweet and savory waffle recipes to jump start your breakfast menu

Waffles – they’re not just for breakfast anymore. When he was looking ahead to 2021, Chef Tony Finnestad, executive chef at Hormel Foods, said the sky’s the limit when it comes to waffling. Almost anything can be thrown on a waffle iron, yielding a crispy exterior and hot, tender inside.

HORMEL® MARY KITCHEN® Corned Beef Hash Waffles

  • Hands-On Time

    5 minutes
  • Total Time

    20 minutes
  • Serves

  • 1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® MARY KITCHEN® Corned Beef Hash
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Non-stick cooking spray, as needed


In bowl, combine hash, egg and cheese. Prepare waffle iron for medium heat. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. Distribute hash mixture evenly into prepared waffle iron. Cook waffle 8 to 10 minutes or until crisped and browned or according to manufacturer’s instructions.

SPAM® Waffle with Cheese

  • Hands-On Time

    30 minutes
  • Total Time

    50 minutes
  • Serves

  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic
  • 12 ounce Mild Cheddar cheese
  • 16 eggs
  • 1/2 gallon buttermilk
  • 4 pounds all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 pound melted butter


In a bowl, beat the eggs and then add the buttermilk.

In a separate bowl, mix together the dry waffle batter ingredients.

Pour in the wet egg and buttermilk mixture.

Gently mix together until lumpy, then fold in the melted butter.

Shred the SPAM® Classic and cheese on a box grater.

Heat a cast iron belgian waffle maker to 350°F and once hot, pour on 6 ounces of the waffle batter.

Sprinkle 2 ounces of cheese, and then 2 ounces of the shredded SPAM® Classic over the cheese.

Cook until the waffle is browned and crispy.

SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Waffles

  • Hands-On Time

    10 minutes
  • Total Time

    10 minutes
  • Serves

  • 4 frozen waffles, toasted
  • 1/4 cup SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 banana, raspberries, or fruit of your choosing


Spread waffles with peanut butter; top with fruit and remaining waffles.

Canadian Bacon and Cheese Waffle Sandwiches

  • Hands-On Time

    15 minutes
  • Total Time

    30 minutes
  • Serves

  • 1 (16.3-ounce) can refrigerated biscuits
  • 1/4 cup honey mustard
  • 2 (6-ounce) packages HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Canadian bacon slices
  • 4 ounces shredded Swiss cheese


Heat waffle iron to medium heat. On lightly floured surface, roll biscuits to 4-inch circles. Top 4 biscuits with 1 tablespoon honey mustard, 3 Canadian bacon slices and 1 ounce cheese. Top with remaining biscuits. Pinch edges closed and place in heated waffle maker, one at a time. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until browned.

Barbeque Pork Rancheros Waffles

  • Total Time

    30 minutes
  • Serves

  • 1 1/4 cup cornmeal mix
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 2 cups LLOYD’S® Seasoned & Shredded Pork in Original BBQ Sauce
  • Garnish: cilantro leaves, pico de gallo, sour cream


In medium bowl, combine cornmeal mix, buttermilk, cilantro and 1 egg until blended. Stir in 2 tablespoons melted butter.

Heat waffle iron. Cook ½ batter in waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions. Repeat with remaining batter.

In small skillet melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Cook remaining 2 eggs to desired degree of doneness.

Heat pork according to package directions.

Top waffles with barbecue pork and egg. Garnish with cilantro, pico de gallo and sour cream, if desired.

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