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Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

Becky Luigart-Stayner
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 2 waffles)
Crown these lightly spiced waffles with cinnamon sugar, sliced bananas, and/or a drizzle of maple syrup. Buckwheat flour adds a somewhat tangy, robust nuttiness to this breakfast favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 large ripe banana, mashed
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 215
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 7.4 g
  • satfat 3.3 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 7.3 g
  • carbohydrate 31.1 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 65 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 205 mg
  • calcium 133 mg

How to Make It

  1. Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, flaxseed, and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  2. Combine milk, butter, and eggs, stirring with a whisk; add milk mixture to flour mixture, stirring until blended. Fold in mashed banana.

  3. Preheat a waffle iron. Coat iron with cooking spray. Spoon about 1/4 cup batter per 4-inch waffle onto hot waffle iron, spreading batter to edges. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until steaming stops; repeat procedure with remaining batter.

Cook's Notes

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