Rainbow Waffles


  • 4 cups pancake mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple food coloring
  • Cooking spray
  • Whipped cream (for serving)


In a large bowl, whisk together pancake mix, milk, eggs, sugar, and vanilla.

Divide batter between 6 medium bowls, and dye each bowl of batter a different color of the rainbow. Transfer each dyed batter into a piping or zip top bag.

Preheat waffle maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Starting with purple, pipe a large circle around edge of waffle grate. Immediately pipe a blue circle inside the purple, and repeat process with green, yellow, orange, and red. Close waffle maker and cook until waffle is set. Carefully remove waffle from waffle maker. Repeat with remaining batter.

Cut waffles in half so that each semi-circle looks like a rainbow.

Serve waffles with whipped cream.

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