How To Make Mochi Waffles At Home

Mochi waffles are diversely delish. They are crisp on the outside yet soft on the inside. Mochi is a traditional Japanese flour that is made from glutinous rice, water, and sugar. Please don’t let the name fool you! It doesn’t have any gluten at all. Besides, this recipe is completely gluten-free

Mochi waffles with blue berries.

So, what are we waiting for? Let’s begin to know how to make mochi waffles. You can enjoy everything fresh if you cook at home. In fact, the waffles are crisp and warm when served fresh. To make mochi waffles, we need only a few ingredients. Before I move forward, the pro tip for today is to mix your dry and wet ingredients separately. You will have a lump-free batter.

You can use a range of toppings for mochi waffles. Maple syrup, butternut syrup, whipped cream, fruits like strawberry, and mangoes. Waffles are imbued with all the flavors added by the toppings. Moreover, these waffles are slightly different from your typical waffles but have a squishy texture like mochi!

Let me be your guide for this recipe today. You can make these mochi waffles in just 10 minutes. I will be sharing the required equipment, ingredients, and the drill to make this mochi waffles recipe. 

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Mochi Waffles?

  • Waffle Maker – To get the right texture and shape of the waffle, use a waffle maker.
  • Bowl – Take two bowls to mix the wet and dry ingredients separately.
  • Ice-Cream Scoop – Use the scoop to put the batter onto the waffle maker.
  • Spatula – To mix all the wet and dry ingredients spatula would be a great option.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Mochi Waffles?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 Minutes5 Minutes10 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Mochi Waffles?

  • Mochiko Flour – The thick consistency of mochiko flour will make waffles crispy yet soft.
  • Baking Powder – As it is a leavening element, it will help the waffles to rise and become fluffy and tender.
  • Sugar – Add a tablespoon of sugar to the batter for the sweetness.
  • Salt – A pinch of salt will balance the sweetness in waffles.
  • Butter – The waffles will not get sticky if you grease the waffle maker with the butter.
  • Milk – To improve the consistency of the batter, you can use a glass of milk. 
  • Eggs – It also helps the waffle to rise during cooking. Batter mix with eggs in it has the right texture for this recipe.
  • Vanilla Extract – It is full of versatile flavors and scents. Apart from neutralizing odors, it enhances savory flavors.
Deep browned, fluffy waffles

Steps To Make Mochi Waffles

1. Preparing The Batter

Take two bowls to mix dry and wet ingredients separately. For the dry ingredients, take mochiko flour, a teaspoon of baking powder, sugar, and salt. Mix until it is combined well and has no lumps. In another bowl, add one egg, a glass of milk, and a few drops of vanilla extract. Whisk the eggs with the milk nicely. The consistency should be thick.

2. Dry- Roast

Now mix the dry and wet ingredients to prepare the batter. Keep mixing until you see a thick consistency in the batter. Make sure it should not be too runny or too sticky. Once the batter is prepared, preheat the waffle maker. Drizzle some melted butter to grease the waffle maker. Pour the batter by using an ice-cream scoop. Spread it all over in the waffle maker. Let it cook for 5 minutes. Garnish the mochi waffles with maple syrup, whipped cream, or some berries, and serve!

Nutritional Information

Calories448 kcal
Carbohydrates86 g
Protein13 g
Sodium 577 mg
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol100 mg
Fat5 g
Sugar17 g

How Will Mochi Waffles Look And Taste Like?

Mochi waffles deliciously fulfill the sweet cravings. Crisp on the outside and a little fluffy in the middle, these mochi waffles have a light texture with a little crunch. However, it tastes delightful. The toppings will add a sweet flavor. Use toppings of your choice.

Recipe Card

Mouth-Watering Waffles with maple syrup and avocadoes

Mochi Waffles Recipe

The mochi waffles are made with Japanese traditional mochiko flour. The waffles should be tender, fluffy, and crisp. The key to making successful waffles that are not too mushy and soggy, is the perfect batter.
4.50 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 3
Calories 448 kcal


  • Waffle Maker
  • Bowl
  • Ice-cream scoop
  • Spatula


  • 250 g Mochiko Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Butter
  • 1 Glass Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


  • First, in one bowl add mochiko flour, a teaspoon of baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  • Then, in another bowl add an egg, a glass of milk, a few drops of vanilla extract. Fold the mixture until it is combined well.
  • Now, mix wet and dry ingredients together, add a splash of water if required. The consistency should neither be too runny nor thick.
  • Drizzle melted butter on the waffle maker. Heat it for a few seconds and pour the batter. With the help of spatula spread the batter all over.
  • Let it cook for 5 minutes and the mochi waffles will be ready. Garnish the waffles with the toppings of your choice.



Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 577mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g
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