Serves 8 (serving size: 1 waffle and 1 tablespoon syrup)
Photo: Oxmoor House
2.2 ounces buckwheat flour (about 1/2 cup)
2.1 ounces tapioca flour (about 1/2 cup)
1.3 ounces white rice flour (about 1/4 cup)
2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large egg yolks
3 large egg whites
1/2 cup maple syrup
How to Make It
Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, flaxseed meal, and next 6 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Combine buttermilk, melted butter, vanilla, and egg yolks; stir with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring until smooth.
Beat egg whites with a mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Fold egg whites into batter.
Coat a Belgian waffle iron with cooking spray; preheat. Spoon about 1/3 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. Serve with maple syrup.