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Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 2 waffles)

Ingredients

  • 4.5 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 cup)
  • 2.4 ounces whole-wheat flour (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1.3 ounces buckwheat flour (about 1/4 cup)
  • 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
  • 3/4 cup mashed ripe banana (1 large)
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 220
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 7.7 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 7.3 g
  • carbohydrate 31.7 g
  • fiber 3.6 g
  • cholesterol 65 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 217 mg
  • calcium 127 mg

How to Make It

  1. Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, flaxseed, and next 4 ingredients 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 waffle iron. Coat waffle iron with cooking spray.

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

  5.  

  6. Young Chefs can:

  7. Peel banana

  8. Help add dry measured ingredients to mixing bowl

  9.  

  10. Older Chefs can:

  11. Mash banana

  12. Crack eggs