Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Last Updated on January 30, 2020

If you’re looking for a delicious low carb treat, this Air Fryer Churro Chaffle is right up your alley. It’s a simple way to get a delicious flavor without having to rack up the carbs. We’ve made this time and again and love how it turns out. Plus, with it being heart-shaped, it’s perfect for a fun Valentine’s Day treat! 

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

When you think of Valentine’s Day, Waffles probably isn’t the first sweet treat that comes to mind. If you’re like me, you’re thinking of chocolates and those heart-shaped candies with little sayings like “Be Mine.” While those items are common Valentine’s Day treats, they’re not as sweet as a Churro Chaffle. These Chaffles not only serve as a sweet treat, but they also double up as Valentine’s Day breakfast in bed. 

Plus, cooking this in your air fryer means that it’s done in a snap and clean-up is a breeze! 

What does chaffle mean?

Chaffle is a relatively new term. It’s also a relatively new concept and one that you won’t be forgetting anytime soon. 

The word chaffle literally means low carb waffle. Cheese is one of the main ingredients. 

Why is it called a chaffle? 

It’s actually a fun play on words! You’re literally combining the term cheese and the term waffle to create the chaffle! Clever, tasty, and fun.

Can you freeze chaffles?

You’ll need to freeze them in a way that they don’t stick together. I recommend using parchment paper or nonstick barrier between the chaffles. When you’re ready to unthaw them, you won’t have to worry about them tearing in the process. Nobody wants a torn chaffle! 

How do you reheat chaffles?

There are a number of ways to reheat chaffles. The most convenient method is microwaving them for a few seconds. The microwave won’t make them crispy, but it will make them soft and hot.

If you’re wanting a crispy reheated chaffle, try putting them in your toaster.

Another method is reheating them in the Air Fryer. This will ensure they are also just a bit crispier than in the microwave too. 

Any of these recommended reheating methods for chaffles is fine and is totally up to you. 

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

How many carbs are in almond flour?

If you’re on a low carb diet, counting carbs is probably a big deal. Since this chaffle recipe uses almond flour, you’ll find that 1/4 cup of almond flour has about 6 grams of carbs in it. This will give you a good estimate of what you can expect and also use it as a measuring tool for other recipe carb counts in your wheelhouse of recipes.

Are you new to the Air Fryer world?

Whether you’ve been using the Air Fryer for quite some time or you’re brand new to the Air Fryer world, you’re going to want to check out these Air Fryer recipes! Using an Air Fryer is a super simple way to create a stellar breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert

Now that you know a little bit about how to handle the recipe, it’s time to dive into how to make it happen! 

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Keep in mind that this recipe makes 10 heart-shaped chaffles, which is perfect to feed a family. And it’s a super fun surprise for your sweetest on Valentine’s Day! 

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

 

Ingredients to make air fryer churro chaffle

For the Churro Coating

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Instructions to make chaffles

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

In a large bowl, melt the butter. Add eggs and vanilla and then whisk.

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Add the cheese, almond flour, baking powder, and your sweetener. Mix together.

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Fill your heart-shaped mold 3/4 of the way.

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Place in the Air Fryer basket and air fry for 10 minutes.

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Combine your sweetener and cinnamon on a plate and mix well. Coat each heart in the mixture.

Repeat steps 4-9 for the remaining batter.

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Enjoy warm with heart-shaped bacon and omelet for a scrumptious Valentine’s Day breakfast.

See how simple and fun this recipe is? I can’t wait to hear what you think! 

Tips for making Air Fryer Churro Chaffles

We love making these air fryer churro chaffles, they’re a hit every time we do. Here are a few tips that I’ve learned along the way. They remind me of my beloved churros from Korea! 

  • Make certain to test each chaffle with a toothpick before you take it out of the air fryer. You’re going to want to make certain each one is cooked all the way through and not take a chance.
  • Make it to your liking. If cinnamon isn’t your thing, try powdered sugar, honey or some freshly chopped strawberries or blueberries. 
  • Eating them hot delivers the best flavor! This keto waffle is seriously delicious. 

How to store leftover chaffles

Since there is cheese in this recipe, you need to store any leftovers in the fridge. Just put them in a bag or container with a lid and place them in the fridge. I recommend placing a nonstick barrier (e.g. parchment paper) between the chaffles to ensure they don’t tear when pulling them out of the container. 

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Other reasons to make Air Fryer Churro Chaffles

Just because this happens to be perfect for Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t mean that you can’t make it at other times of the year. There’s always a reason to make heart-shaped foods. Give them to your friends and family when they’re needing a pick-me-up or just when you want to show someone love. It’s really as simple as that.

If you’ve volunteered to bring food for a meal train, these Chaffles are a nice suprise. 

I’m a big believer that food is also a way to show love so if you can make a fun recipe. Share it with those that you care about. Sit down together at the table and enjoy these heart-shaped Keto waffles. They’re certain to bring a smile to your face and are a great way to start the day. 

This low-carb recipe is a great treat for anyone who is living a low-carb lifestyle. Who says that you have to give up all the tasty treats just because you’re eating low carb? This chaffle recipe proves that you can eat low carb and enjoy every bite with ease!

Don’t forget to print out the recipe for later!

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Air Fryer Churro Chaffle

Yield: 10 waffles

Ingredients

  • 2 large Eggs
  • 2 tablespoon of Butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup of shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • ¼ cup of Almond Flour
  • ½ teaspoon of Baking Powder
  • 2 teaspoon of Pyure (or your favorite zero-carb sweetener)

For the Churro Coating

  • ¼ cup of Pyure (or your favorite zero-carb sweetener)
  • 1 tablespoon of ground Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, melt 2 tablespoon of butter in the microwave. Let it cool slightly.
  2. Add 2 eggs along with vanilla extract. Wisk it well.
  3. Add the shredded mozzarella, almond flour, baking powder and 2 tablespoon of Pyure (or your favorite zero-carb sweetener). Mix it in.
  4. Fill a heart-shaped silicone waffle mold, till it filled ¾ of the way. 
  5. Carefully place it in an air fryer basket.
  6. Air fry at 400 F for 10 minutes, or till a toothpick inserted, comes out clean.
  7. Unmold it and separate it into 5 heats.
  8. Combine ¼ cup of Pyure (or your favorite zero-carb sweetener) and ground cinnamon in a shallow plate and mix well.
  9. Coat each waffle heart generously in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  10. Repeat steps 4-9 for the remaining batter.
  11. Enjoy warm with heart shaped bacon and omelet for a scrumptious Valentine’s Day breakfast.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 82Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 116mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 4g

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What is your favorite topping to put on your chaffles?

 

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