Wholesome Whole-Grain Waffles Recipe
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Wholesome Whole-Grain Waffles Recipe

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I created this recipe by tweaking one I already had. I added flax seed, substituted whole-wheat flour for some all-purpose, applesauce for some oil and fat-free milk for whole. My family loved the changes, and now it's a favorite. —Judy Parker, Moore, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./ batch
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./ batch
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • Mixed fresh berries and confectioners' sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 waffles (calculated without berries and confectioners' sugar) equals 278 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flours, flax, baking powder and salt. Combine the egg yolks, milk, oil and applesauce; stir into dry ingredients until just moistened.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.
  3. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Serve with berries and confectioners' sugar if desired.
  4. To freeze, arrange waffles in a single layer on sheet pans. Freeze overnight or until frozen. Transfer to a resealable plastic freezer bag. Waffles may be frozen for up to 2 months.
  5. To use frozen waffles: Reheat waffles in a toaster. Serve with berries and confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 12 waffles.
Originally published as Wholesome Whole-Grain Waffles in Healthy Cooking April/May 2010, p62

Nutritional Facts

2 waffles (calculated without berries and confectioners' sugar) equals 278 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Oct. 6, 2012

these waffles were just so, so. texture was good for the whole wheat flour ratio, taste alright, ease of preparation good, but nothing special.

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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

Great recipe! For a healthy alternatative to the traditional waffle recipe, I was pleasantly surprised when the kids asked for seconds. This is definitely a keeper.

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Reviewed Mar. 5, 2011

These were great! Since my husband cannot have milk, I used almond milk. I substituted whole wheat sprouted grain flour for the all purpose flour. Really enjoyed these.

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