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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wholesome Whole Grain Waffles

Start your day off right with these whole grain waffles, which have just a hint of sweetness. You can find 12-grain flour in most bulk food stores. Freeze leftover waffles and reheat them in the toaster for a quick, satisfying weekday breakfast.

By Rheanna Kish and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2012

Prep time 15 minutes
Total time 1 hour 15 minutes
Portion size 12 waffles

2-1/4 cups (550 mL) 12-grain flour
1 tbsp (15 mL) granulated sugar
2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
3 eggs, separated
2-1/4 cups (550 mL) buttermilk
1/4 cup (60 mL) unsalted butter, melted
2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.

 Beat egg whites until soft peaks form; set aside.

 In separate bowl, whisk together egg yolks, buttermilk and butter; pour over dry ingredients, stirring to combine. Fold in egg whites just until combined.

 Heat waffle iron; brush lightly with some of the oil. Pour in about 1/3 cup batter for each waffle, spreading to edge. Close lid and cook until steam stops and waffles are crisp and golden, 4 to 6 minutes. Serve warm. (Make-ahead: Individually wrap waffles in plastic wrap; freeze for up to 3 months. Reheat in toaster.)

Additional information :
Change It Up

Wholesome Whole Grain Ham and Cheese Waffles
 Omit salt. Stir 4 oz (115 g) thinly sliced shaved Black Forest ham and 1 cup shredded old Cheddar cheese into batter.

Nutritional Information Per waffle: about
cal 196 pro 7g total fat 10g sat. fat 4g
carb 20g dietary fibre 3g sugar 4g chol 60mg
sodium 260mg potassium 101mg  
% RDI:
calcium 11 iron 11 vit A 6 folate 4

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