Ube-Macapuno Mochi Waffles Recipe

These ube waffles are soft, chewy, and perfect for a Pinoy breakfast with a twist!

Rice flour makes these ube-macapuno mochi waffles extra soft and chewy. No need for syrup: sweet macapuno does the trick. 

Ube-Macapuno Mochi Waffles Recipe

Sabrina Go
These ube waffles are soft, chewy, and perfect for a Pinoy breakfast with a twist!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4


Ube-Macapuno Mochi Waffles Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Butter room temperature, plus extra for brushing
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 Cup Bottled Ube Jam (Ube Halaya)
  • 1 teaspoon ube extract
  • 1/2 Cup coconut milk (gata)
  • 1 1/4 Cup glutinous rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Salt
  • 1/2 Cup bottled macapuno


  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar together until fluffy. Mix in the egg, ube puree, ube extract, and coconut milk and mix until combined (if using bottled ube jam or halaya, lessen the amount of sugar used to 1/4 cup only0. Set aside.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, combine the glutinous rice flour, baking powder, and salt and whisk until combined.
  • Place the flour mixture into the sugar mixture and fold until just combined.
  • Brush a heated waffle maker with butter. Spoon 1/3 cup of batter and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until parts of the mocha waffle is golden brown.
  • Serve with macapuno.
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