Masala chai waffles

Masala chai waffles

Put chai in your waffles & never look back. This recipe is perfect for brunch + breakfast in bed + cozy weekends in. 

Adding DONA to your waffles will add complex notes of cinnamon, cardamom, spicy ginger & rich cloves. Top with chai poached pears for a gourmet treat. 


masala chai concentrate 


a dirty chai latte

2 cup flour
3 T sugar
1 ½ t baking powder
1 ½ t baking soda
1 ¼ t salt
2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs (cracked and mixed)
3 T melted butter


In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Make a well in the center. In a liquid measuring cup, combine 2 cups buttermilk with ½ cup Dona Chai. Pour  buttermilk & chai mixture into the well of the dry ingredients, add the 2 eggs and melted butter. Working from the center of the well, gradually whisk wet and dry to combine, be careful not to over mix. Batter should have small to medium lumps.

Using a 4-ounce ladle, pour waffle batter onto pan for about five minutes

Optional: serve with Chai Poached Pears and maple syrup.

Recipe adapted from The New York Times