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Cornbread waffle on cooling rack

How to Make Cornbread Waffles in your Dash Mini Waffle Maker

If you have a Dash Mini Waffle Maker, you are going to love making these cornbread waffles. They’re fun to make and create a perfect side for chili night!

Bonus – if you’re trying to get your teenagers in the kitchen, using the waffle iron for non-traditional recipes is sure to do the trick!

  • Total Time: 8:45min
  • Yield: 6


  • Nonstick Cooking Spray
  • Dash Mini Waffle Maker


  1. Prepare cornbread per recipe or package instructions.
  2. Plug in Dash Mini Waffle Maker and wait for indicator light to go off to show that it’s ready to use.
  3. Spray both top and bottom plates with nonstick cooking spray. You will need to do this with every single waffle.
  4. Fill bottom plate with cornbread batter. Do not overfill. Close lid and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Using a silicone or wooden spatula, transfer cornbread waffle to a cooling rack and let cool for 3-5 minutes to allow waffle to get crispy on the outside.
  6. Repeat steps 3-5 until all waffles are made.
  7. Top with your favorite cornbread toppings (like Maple syrup, honey, hot honey, melted butter, etc.) and Enjoy!


  • GLUTEN FREE – Need these to be gluten free? Easy! Use our recipe for gluten free cornbread here. OR choose the gluten free cornbread mix of your choice. (We are a big fan of Krusteaz!)
  • DAIRY FREE- Need these to be dairy free? Easy! Use our recipe for gluten free cornbread here. OR, if the boxed cornbread mix calls for dairy, use the dairy-free substitute of your choice.
  • ADD CHEDDAR CHEESE – Going for a more savory waffles? Sprinkle the waffle iron with 2 tablespoons of shredded cheddar cheese before adding cornbread batter. Yum!
  • STORAGE AND FREEZING –   Store in an airtight container on your counter for three days or in your fridge for five days.  Store in an airtight container in the freezer for up to three months. When you’re ready to eat, pop them in the toaster to heat.
  • Author: Anna Luther
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 3:45min