Citrus Waffles with Marmalade Compote

One serving of this simple breakfast contributes about 1/2 cup serving of fruit and about two ounces grains for Nunes.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 waffles and 1/3 cup compote)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 309
  • Calories from fat: 24%
  • Fat: 8.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Protein: 8.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 52.5g
  • Fiber: 4.5g
  • Cholesterol: 43mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 492mg
  • Calcium: 169mg


  • Compote:
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sugar orange marmalade (such as Smucker's)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 cups fresh orange sections (about 2 oranges)
  • Waffles:
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour (about 3 3/4 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour (about 3 1/2 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray
  • Powdered sugar


  1. To prepare compote, place marmalade, orange juice, lemon juice, and honey in a small saucepan over medium-low heat; cook 2 minutes or until the marmalade melts. Reduce heat, and gently stir in the orange sections; keep warm.
  2. To prepare waffles, lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flours and the next 6 ingredients (through nutmeg) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Combine buttermilk, 1/3 cup water, canola oil, orange rind, and egg in a small bowl. Add milk mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Coat a 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 for 5 minutes or until steaming stops, and repeat procedure with remaining batter. Sift powdered sugar over tops of waffles. Serve with orange compote.

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