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Buffalo Cauliflower

These tangy buffalo bites of cauliflower are perfect for a party snack or meal for two!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 1 cauliflower head, cut into bite sized florets
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup buffalo sauce my go-to to Frank’s Red Hot
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • salt & pepper, for seasoning

Buffalo Sauce

  • ¾ cup buffalo sauce, my go-to to Frank’s Red Hot
  • 2 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 1 TBSP honey
  • 1 tsp red vinegar, optional

For Garnishing

  • 1 handful fresh chive, snipped


  • ½ cup blue cheese or ranch


  • Begin by cutting your cauliflower head into bite sized florets and preheating the oven to 400.
  • In a bowl, combine the milk, buffalo sauce, paprika, garlic powder and garlic salt.
  • Place the cauliflower florets in a gallon storage bag and add the milk mixture to the bag and mix until well combined.
  • Now combine the flour, baking powder, salt and pepper to the bag and shake together until well coated.
  • Grab a baking wire and cookie sheet and arrange the florets on the baking wire.
  • Bake at 400 for 20 minutes.

Buffalo Sauce

  • In a small saucepan add the buffalo sauce ingredients and simmer for 5-10 minutes on medium low.

Finishing and Serving the Buffalo Cauliflower

  • At the 20 minute mark, remove the cauliflower from the oven.
  • Add the florets to a large mixing bowl.
  • Now add a bit of the buffalo sauce to the mixing bowl and mix until the florets are coated in buffalo sauce.
  • Add back to the baking wire and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve warm, garnished with chives and a blue cheese or ranch dipper, enjoy and cheers 🍻!
Keyword Buffalo Cauliflower, Buffalo Cauliflower Bites