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A close up of a plate of waffles with macadamia nuts and pineapple with a flower in the background

Pineapple Mac Nut Waffles

Pineapple Mac Nut Waffles – a tropical treat that’s worth waking up for! Homemade waffles loaded with chopped pineapple, macadamia nuts, coconut, and more. You’ll love this Hawaiian inspired breakfast!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Hawaiian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 waffles
Calories 449kcal


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup canned DOLE Pineapple Slices
  • 1/3 cup Mauna Loa Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tablespoons flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Turn waffle iron to high heat.
  • In a medium sized bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt. Mix well.
  • Using a blender or food processor, blend together the pineapple, macadamia nuts, milk, melted coconut oil, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Stir wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Don't over mix. Allow the batter to set for 10 minutes before cooking.
  • Pour a small amount of batter onto the waffle iron (about 1/2 a cup) and cook until golden and crispy. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve with chopped macadamia nuts and coconut syrup (yum!) Enjoy!


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 404mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 1.8mg