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Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch

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In this birthday party tutorial, we’re going to share our ideas for a fun waffle bar birthday party. Perfect for teens, young adults, BFF’s, and even mom. Who wouldn’t love hanging out with their besties and enjoying waffles. BONUS: Get our FREE Birthday Brunch Printables to make your brunch party perfect.

Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch Party



How to Throw Your Own Waffle Bar Party

Let’s Do Brunch is the theme for this fun + fresh Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch. Seriously, isn’t brunch the perfect time for a fun birthday party? Plus, we’ve got three easy stress-free and delicious waffle recipes. Savory + Sweet + Savvy. 

The inspiration for this fun birthday party tutorial? The Eggo Waffle Bar Truck Tour. The Eggo Waffle Bar Truck will be moving around the country. Head over to the to find a truck near you and find even more delicious recipe inspiration with Eggo!

Our Birthday Brunch brings that fun concept home with Kellogg’s Eggo Homestyle Waffles. We grabbed all of our ingredients and party decor in one place. It doesn’t get much easier than this! (Or more delicious.)


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fresh flowers next to a bowl of toasted coconut, a plate of waffles and more


Make someone’s day special! Here are some fun ways to throw a Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch:

  • Serve drinks in fun pitchers and containers. You can use vintage milk bottles, mason jars and more.
  • Fresh flowers are a must. There’s something about a burst of color that just makes the room happier.
  • Repurpose items you already own. Cake platters are excellent for serving waffles. Jars and cups make excellent silverware holders.
  • Serve waffle toppings and ingredients for everyone. Mix and match and make it your own way.
  • Use eclectic elements to showcase your own style.
  • Make your own themed invitations, table place cards, Waffle Bar Menu, gift tags and more.

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"Let's Do Lunch" Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch Invitations



"Let's Do Lunch" Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch Table Place Cards

Table Place Cards


"Let's Do Lunch" Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch Gift Tags

Gift Tags


"Let's Do Lunch" Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch Menu





A picture of a white platter with stacks of waffles


For our Waffle Bar, we created 3 waffle recipes. The Savory, the Sweet, and the Savvy.


Waffle Bar Recipe: “The Savory”- Avocado + Sausage Waffle Tacos


how to make "taco shells" from waffles


If all four of those items made your eyes light up, then this fun + savory waffle recipe is for you.

How to make waffle “taco” shells:

  1. Heat your oven to package directions.
  2. Microwave the waffles on defrost setting for about 30 – 45 seconds until they are flexible.
  3. Turn a muffin pan or mini loaf pan upside down.
  4. Gently fold the waffles in half and place them in the pan grooves.
  5. Bake for about 5 – 6 minutes until golden.


an overhead shot of savory sausage and avocado waffle tacos


How awesome are these? Top each waffle with a Banquet® Brown’N Serve™ Original Sausage link, your favorite shredded cheese, and our fast fresh avocado salsa.


A picture of a white platter with stacks of waffles
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Avocado Sausage Waffle Tacos - Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch

Turn your waffles into a taco and top with savory sausage, shredded cheddar and a tasty fresh avocado salsa. Yum!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 151 kcal
Author Teri Stephens

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  • 2 avocado chopped
  • 2 tomato chopped
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese finely shredded
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 8 links Banquet Brown N Serve Sausage
  • 8 Eggo Homestyle Waffles

Cook That

  1. Cut open avocado and remove pit. Score and slice the avocado flesh into cubes and scoop out into a medium sized bowl.

  2. Chop the tomato and add to the bowl. Squeeze in the juice of 1 lime. Stir and season to taste and set aside.

  3. Prepare sausage links to package directions.

  4. Heat oven to waffle package directions. Defrost the frozen waffles for 30 - 45 seconds until soft and flexible. Invert a muffin pan or mini loaf pan. Fold the waffles into a taco shape and place in the pan grooves.

  5. Bake the waffles according to package time directions.

  6. To assemble each taco, place a link of sausage, top with cheese and the prepared avocado salsa.

Nutrition Facts
Avocado Sausage Waffle Tacos - Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 338mg10%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Vitamin C 11.7mg14%
Calcium 116mg12%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Waffle Bar Recipe: “The Sweet” – Peanut Butter + Chocolate Waffle Ice Cream Sundaes


an ice cream sundae topped with waffles, peanut butter topping and whipped cream


Wait, we aren’t supposed to eat ice cream for breakfast!! No worries, girl. This is a birthday brunch, and I can think of nothing better on a waffle bar than ice cream and all the toppings.

Everyone can make their own waffle ice cream sundae exactly how they want.

How we made our brunch sundaes:

  1. In a small bowl, place heated waffle pieces in the bottom.
  2. Top with a thick layer of peanut butter honey. (Get that quick recipe at the bottom of this post made with Peter Pan® Peanut Butter.)
  3. Enjoy scoops of Breyers® Natural Vanilla Ice Cream.
  4. Add a little happy with HERSHEY’S + unleash the joy with Reddi-wip® Original Dairy Whipped Topping.
  5. Serve with a few more waffle pieces and dig in.


Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch


This smooth and creamy sundae with Breyers is the ultimate birthday treat. The ice cream is made with fresh cream, sugar + milk. And that bite of the ice cream, peanut butter, chocolate and waffle…happy birthday!!!

A picture of a white platter with stacks of waffles
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Peanut Butter + Chocolate Waffle Ice Cream Sundaes

Yes, we are having Ice Cream for brunch. Smooth and creamy peanut butter combined with sweet honey, on a golden sweet waffle topped with creamy vanilla ice cream.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Buy This Cook That

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  • Eggo Homestyle Waffles
  • Peter Pan Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Honey
  • Breyer's Natural Vanilla Ice Cream
  • HERSHEYS Chocolate Syrup
  • Reddi-wip Dairy Whipped Topping

Cook That

  1. Heat waffles to package directions.

  2. Combine equal parts peanut butter + honey in a bowl until smooth.

  3. Assemble sundaes by placing pieces of waffle in bottom of a serving dish. Top with peanut butter + honey mixture.

  4. Top with scoops of ice cream. 

  5. Finish with chocolate syrup and whipped topping as desired.


Waffle Bar Recipe: “The Savvy” – Pineapple + Coconut Waffle Skewers


A bowl of Greek yogurt served with waffle triangles, pineapple chunks and toasted coconut


Remember, one of the keys to a successful Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch is making sure there’s something for everyone. These yummy Pineapple + Coconut Waffle Skewers are a fresh + fun brunch snack for party guests looking for something a little lighter.

Wanna know how we made these skewers?

  1. Cut heated waffles into small triangles.
  2. On each skewer or pick, alternate waffle – pineapple – waffle – pineapple. (We used Dole® Canned Pineapple.)
  3. Dip the finished skewer into chilled Chobani® Vanilla GREEK Yogurt.
  4. Next dip into toasted coconut. (Get the how-to at the end of this post.)


overhead shot of waffle skewers dipped in yogurt and coconut


The healthy swap of Chobani® is awesome with the sweet pineapple and lightly toasted coconut flakes.


A picture of a white platter with stacks of waffles
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Pineapple + Coconut Waffle Skewers

A breakfast or brunch recipe on the lighter side. Tender golden waffles with sweet pineapple, dipped into Greek yogurt and coated with lightly toasted organic coconut. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Author Buy This Cook That

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  • Unsweetened Organic Coconut Flakes
  • Eggo Homestyle Waffles
  • Dole Canned Pineapple Chunks drained
  • Chobani Vanilla GREEK Yogurt

Cook That

  1. In a small non stick skillet, heat the unsweetened coconut flakes over medium low heat. Stir very frequently. Cook and stir for about 3 - 5 minutes until lightly toasted. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  2. Heat waffles according to package directions. Cut each waffle into small triangle shaped pieces.

  3. On a small skewer or large pick, assemble the skewers in this order: waffle triangle - pineapple chunk - waffle triangle - pineapple chunk. 

  4. Dip one side of the skewers into the Greek yogurt. Then dip into the toasted coconut.

How will you create your own Waffle Party Creations? We’d love it if you’d rate our recipes in the comments below and share your own ideas for a Waffle Bar.


Waffle Bar Birthday Brunch Party Tutorial with 3 Recipes



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  • Reply
    Tracy Koslicki
    February 3, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Wow all GREAT tips!!! I love the tip for using vintage milk bottles to serve drinks – how fun! And I’d take one of each of these waffles, please!!

    • Reply
      February 4, 2018 at 10:24 am

      Thank you, Tracy! I have so many of these milk bottles for decor around the house, and I thought they were a nice touch. I think I’ll be using them more in my blog posts.

  • Reply
    February 3, 2018 at 11:52 pm

    What a beautiful idea for birthdays! I love the waffle tacos – so cute! The ice cream sundaes with the peanut butter and chocolate looks simply delicious ♥

    • Reply
      February 4, 2018 at 10:24 am

      It was a lot of fun to put together. Needless to say, the kids loved it.

  • Reply
    Brian Jones
    February 4, 2018 at 3:58 am

    What a fantastic idea, those waffle tacos are verging on genius… Love it.

    • Reply
      February 4, 2018 at 10:23 am

      I think they would work well to make a sweet waffle taco, too. Maybe dipped in some chocolate?

  • Reply
    Bintu | Recipes From A Pantry
    February 4, 2018 at 4:57 am

    A Waffle Bar birthday brunch sounds like my kind of party! I love the idea of those pineapple and coconut waffle skewers!

    • Reply
      February 4, 2018 at 10:22 am

      It turned out to be my favorite combo. It was light and slightly sweet. I used unsweetened coconut to get a nice flaky toast on the coconut.

  • Reply
    February 4, 2018 at 5:33 am

    Okay, the waffle taco shells? GENIUS. I’ve got to make them. Thanks so much for sharing 🙂

    • Reply
      February 4, 2018 at 10:22 am

      Anything in taco form works for me. 🙂

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