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Father’s Day Waffles

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total Time: 1 hr 10 min
  • Yield: 5 waffles
With the delicious flavors of candied bacon and caramel sauce, your dad will absolutely love these Father's Day Waffles!
Father’s Day Waffles made with Pancake and Waffle Mix Recipe


For the Candied Bacon
10 slices of bacon
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp ground fennel seeds
Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)

For the Caramel Sauce
1 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
1/2 cup coconut sugar
A pinch of sea salt

For the Waffles
1 box Simple Mills Pancake and Waffle Mix
5 eggs 
2/3 cup milk (if using nondairy milk, make sure it is unsweetened)
3 tbsp vegetable oil


For the Caramel
ADD coconut milk and coconut sugar to a medium sized heavy duty pan. Stir.
BRING to a boil while whisking.
REDUCE heat to low and let cook until thickened but still runny (about 35 minutes). Stir occasionally.
LET cool. Set aside.

For the Candied Bacon
PREHEAT oven to 350ºF and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
ARRANGE bacon on the prepared baking sheet.
BRUSH the bacon with maple syrup.
SPRINKLE with fennel seeds and black pepper.
BAKE for 20-25 minutes or until candied. Watch carefully as the bacon can burn fast. Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
CHOP into medium size pieces, reserving 2-3 whole slices for serving. 

For the Waffles
PREHEAT waffle iron on high heat setting.
WHISK eggs,milk and vegetable oil in a large bowl.
ADD Simple Mills mix and whisk until combined.
POUR 1/2cup of batter into waffle iron. Sprinkle with a few bacon pieces.
COOK on high according to waffle iron instructions. Keep warm in the oven at 200ºF,while you make the rest of the waffles.
SERVE with caramel sauce, more candied bacon pieces and a slice of candied bacon.