Keto Pumpkin Chaffle Churros w/ Maple Cream Cheese Icing

September 12, 2019
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Keto Pumpkin Chaffle Churros

Basic as a Pumpkin Chaffle Churro

Things are about to get Basic, Really Basic. These Keto Pumpkin Chaffle Churros w/ Maple Cream Cheese Frosting are so good you’ll burn your Ugg boots for another bite. I’ve taken the Fall pumpkin flavors everyone loves and combined them into a chaffle recipe. But wait, I took it a step further and prepared this tasty treat in a Churro Maker.

I am here to give the people what they want and judging from my numbers people love chaffles. They are some of my most popular recipes and I have to be honest, they’re really tasty. It’s nice to be able to pick up a sandwich and enjoy old favorites like a Pulled Pork or New York style Rueben. Even though in not a sweet tooth kinda guy I wanted to create a sweet chaffle recipe that everyone will love.

Aldi or Amazon...They've Got It All

Walking through Aldi grabbing some items for another recipe I saw out of the corner of my eye...a Churro Maker. This derailed any plans I had for the afternoon and I quickly grabbed everything I needed to make pumpkin chaffle churros. It’s the perfect fall recipe when you just want a sweet treat at the end of the day.

Churro Maker to make pumpkin churros

Pumpkin purée does have some carbs but when used in a recipe with other ingredients it can definitely fit into a keto lifestyle. I used both Lakanto Golden monkfruit sweetener and the Maple Flavored Syrup for this recipe. The Golden monkfruit was perfect for the pumpkin chaffles to add that subtle sweetness. The Maple Flavored Syrup worked great for the cream cheese icing to thin out the cream cheese to the perfect viscosity.

Obviously if you don’t have a Churro Maker this recipe will work perfectly in a traditional waffle maker.  I have the Dash Mini Waffle Maker and it’s fantastic but when I saw the churro maker I had to snatch it up. If you do run out and get a churro maker I recommend putting the chaffle mixture into a disposable piping bag. It will make portioning the churros a lot easier. One other tip is to be very delicate when removing the churros from the mold. When they are hot they are soft and as they cool they will firm up a bit.

Dip or Drizzle Take Your Sides

The Maple Cream Cheese Icing is definitely tasty whether you are team drizzle or team dipper. I’m personally torn on that. I do love dunking churros in a tasty maple icing but the photographer in me had to drizzle some on top just for the “gram” either way you’ll have to use your better judgment and not start drinking it straight from the ramekin

More Keto Sweet Treats

Keto Pumpkin Chaffle Churros

Pumpkin Chaffle Churros

5 from 1 vote
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Chaffle, Churros, Pumpkin
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 98kcal
Author: Culinary Lion



  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl, then pour mixture into a piping bag
  • Cut the tip off the piping bag and pipe pumpkin chaffle mixture into each slot of the churro maker
  • Cook until brown (about 4 minutes) gently remove cooked churros and roll in mixture of cinnamon and golden monkfruit sweetener


2 Churros per serving


Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1755IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1mg
Keto Pumpkin Chaffle Churros

Maple Cream Cheese Icing

5 from 1 vote
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Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream Cheese Icing
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 70kcal
Author: Culinary Lion



  • in a blender combine softened cream cheese and all other ingredients
  • start by pulsing to combine before blending until smooth


Serving: 1oz | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 273IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg

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