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Cornmeal Waffles

Yield 7 servings (serving size: 1 waffle)
Cornmeal gives waffles a coarser texture than flour. Serve with sliced strawberries and maple syrup for breakfast or brunch.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 large egg whites

Nutrition Information

  • calories 242
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 6.8 g
  • carbohydrate 43.8 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 64 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 383 mg
  • calcium 161 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a waffle iron with cooking spray, and preheat.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup, and level with a knife. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl, and make a well in center of mixture. Place buttermilk, maple syrup, oil, and egg yolks in a bowl, and stir well with a whisk. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; stir just until moist.

  3. Beat egg whites with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into cornmeal mixture.

  4. Spoon about 1/2 cup batter onto hot waffle iron, spreading batter to edges. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until done; repeat procedure with remaining batter.