The Best Way to Eat Waffles, According to TikTok

Waffle Day – a tradition which originated in Sweden, Denmark and Norway – is annually celebrated on the 25th of March. That said, no matter where you’re from or what time of year it is, a plate of golden-brown waffles is a universally beloved sight!

And here at Brunch in the UK, great waffles are an absolute staple of the Brunch experience. So join us as we celebrate and salivate over one of our favourite treats! Without further ado, here are the latest TikTok trends and best ways to eat Waffles in 2023.

1. Chicken Waffles – 5.8+ Million Views on TikTok

@samseats Chicken & Waffles 🧇 #waffles #foodtok #foodtiktok #asmr #fyp ♬ original sound – Sam Way

Chicken and Waffles is an iconic dish with roots dating as far back as the 1600s. It’s become widely synonymous in the USA with Harlem in NYC and the American South – not to mention a real up-and-comer of London brunch hotspots.

Brunch fans will hardly be surprised that this winning combination of Sweet and Savoury has accrued over 5.8 Million views on TikTok, and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon.

2. Sushi Waffles – 202.4k+ Views on TikTok

@recipesbyanne So goood! #easyrecipe #recipesoftikok #sushi #sushiwaffle ♬ Wave – Salmaun Hossain


This one is a bit more out of left field – and absolutely sacrilegious to some!

Inspired by the Korean dish Nurungji, the Sushi Waffles TikTok trend uses scorched rice to create a savoury waffle base, serving as the perfect accompaniment for your favourite sushi. 

3. Cinnamon Waffle Fries – 40k+ Views on TikTok

@dollysdesserts Wow are the school hols are busy…🤣 #fyp #wafflefries #dollysdesserts ♬ Lofi – Domknowz

TikTok loves reinventing dishes we know and love by flipping the script and serving them in an eclectic way. Enter: Cinnamon Waffle Fries.

French Toast lovers will really enjoy this one, especially with “condiments” of chocolate syrup or jam. Toast, dip and enjoy!

4. Waffle Burgers – 6k+ Views on TikTok 

@aromadeviver Bora fazer o hambúrguer de Stranger Things? 🧇🔥🍔 #strangerthings4 #burgerkingbrasil#waffleburger #waffle #tiktokfood #receita ♬ Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) – Kate Bush

This one certainly isn’t for the calorie-conscious. However, Waffle Burgers are ideal for the indecisive among us, satisfying competing desires for either a sweet or savoury Brunch. 

Our top tip here is to make sure you don’t have any big plans afterwards. A post-Waffle Burger nap seems like the perfect way to round off a lazy and indulgent Sunday!

5. Pakora Waffles – 1k+ Views on TikTok 


@veganricha PAKORA WAFFLES! Chickpea flour, spices, veggies! Make savory waffles or pancakes. Glutenfree. ½ cup finely chopped cauliflower or use more onion or other seasonal veggie. ) ½ cup chopped bell pepper ¾ cup finely chopped onion 1 hot green chili finely chopped ½ inch of fresh ginger minced ¼ cup Or more cilantro chopped ⅛ tsp carom(ajwain) seeds or cumin seeds ½ tsp turmeric ¼ tsp cayenne or red Indian chili powder ½ tsp salt 2 Tbsp rice flour or use fine semolina flour 1 cup chickpea flour or use 1 cup +2 tbsp besan 1/8 tsp baking soda 1 cup water #veganwaffles #savorybreakfast #pakoras #chickpeaflour #indianfood #indianwaffles ♬ We Caa Done (feat. Drake) – Popcaan & Drake

Vegan? Gluten-Free? Or just love good food? Then have we got the waffle for you!

Pakora originates from the Indian subcontinent and is considered a street food essential. Combine chickpea flour, spices and veggies to create the ultimate Breakfast or savoury snack – you can find our favourite tried-and-testing recipe from Vegan Richa.