Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

Banana-Cinnamon Waffles Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
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.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 2 waffles)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

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

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.

Note:

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Melissa B. Williams,

May 2005
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