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Carob and Almond Waffles with Poached Pears Recipe

These carob and almond waffles topped with poached pears are what breakfast dreams are made of!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, Western
Keyword: Carob Waffles, Carob Recipes, Gluten-Free
Servings: 4



  • 1 1/3 cups (200 gms) almond meal
  • 2/3 cup (100 gms) gluten-free plain flour
  • 1/2 cup (50 gms) The Australian Carob Co. Roasted or Raw Carob Powder
  • 2 tsps ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tbsp glace ginger, finely chopped
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup (250 ml) almond milk
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsps The Australian Carob Co. Carob Syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 2 pcs pears, peeled, quartered, and poached
  • 1/4 cup (20 gms) flaked almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) The Australian Carob Co. Carob Syrup


  • In a large mixing bowl combine almond meal, flour, carob powder, spices, baking powder, bicarbonate soda, glace ginger and salt, stirring to combine.
  • In a medium jug, combine eggs, milk, oil, carob syrup and vanilla, whisking until combined. Pour over flour mixture stirring until combined.
  • Heat waffle iron following manufacturer’s instructions. Using a ½ cup measure pour batter into centre of waffle iron, spreading out evenly with a spatula. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until waffle is cooked through and edges are crispy. Repeat process with remaining batter.
  • To serve, top each waffle with half a sliced poached pear, flaked almonds and drizzle with carob syrup.