Crispy Almond & Oat Waffles
March 20, 2021
"Because my husband loves waffles, I've been trying to find a healthier version for him. I tried this one and found them really tasty. I like the consistency that both the oats and almond flours provide and found myself nibbling away at it as a "deserty" treat. Not only are they high in protein, they are also 100% gluten-free, oil-free, and make for a delicious breakfast! Source: Olena Osipov"
- Serving Size: 1 (163.1 g)
- Calories 335.1
- Total Fat - 4.8 g
- Saturated Fat - 1.6 g
- Cholesterol - 82.3 mg
- Sodium - 374.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 65.4 g
- Dietary Fiber - 6.7 g
- Sugars - 21.8 g
- Protein - 11.9 g
- Calcium - 78.7 mg
- Iron - 2.6 mg
- Vitamin C - 0.9 mg
- Thiamin - 0.3 mg
Step by Step Method
In a bowl, add the oat flour, almond flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, lightly whisk eggs. Add all remaining wet ingredients (except for the cooking spray); whisk until well combined. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
Preheat waffle iron. Spray top and bottom griddles with cooking spray each time and make waffles according to your waffle iron’s instructions. Amount of batter depends on the size of your waffle iron.
NOTE: Because they don't have gluten, they can be slightly fragile. Therefore, make sure they are cooked through, and lift them off of your waffle iron using a spatula instead of a fork.
No special items needed.
The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.
- When selecting oat flour, make sure to use finely ground oats for the best consistency.
- If using unsweetened applesauce, be sure to add extra maple syrup or honey to the recipe for added sweetness.
- Substitute coconut flour for almond flour. This substitution can be beneficial for those who may have an allergy to almonds or who are looking for a nut-free option. Coconut flour is also high in fiber and protein, making it a healthier alternative.
- Substitute coconut sugar for maple syrup or honey. Coconut sugar is a natural sweetener that is lower on the glycemic index and has a lower impact on blood sugar levels. It also has a subtle caramel flavor that pairs nicely with the oats and almond flour.
Chocolate Chip Waffles Add 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips to the wet ingredients. Mix until combined. Follow instructions above to make waffles.
Fresh Berries with Whipped Cream
RECOMMENDED DISH DESCRIPTION: Fresh berries and a dollop of whipped cream make a delicious and healthy accompaniment to these Crispy Almond & Oat Waffles. The sweetness of the berries and cream balance out the savory waffles, while adding a boost of antioxidants and vitamins.
Maple Syrup-Glazed Bacon: Maple syrup-glazed bacon adds a salty-sweet crunch to these Crispy Almond & Oat Waffles. The smoky bacon and sweet syrup complement each other perfectly, while providing a unique contrast to the waffles. It's a great way to add some extra flavor and texture to the dish!
Q: How can I make sure my waffles are cooked through?
A: Make sure to cook your waffles according to your waffle iron's instructions and lift them off using a spatula instead of a fork to ensure they are cooked through.
Q: What is the best way to store waffles?
A: Waffles are best stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. To reheat, place them in a toaster or oven until warm.
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Fun Fact 1: The first waffle iron was invented by Cornelius Swarthout in 1869. He was a blacksmith from Troy, New York and the patent for the waffle iron was the first of its kind!
Fun Fact 2: Waffles have a long and illustrious history, having been served as a luxury food to the wealthy and powerful in Europe since the Middle Ages. The French even served them to Marie Antoinette!