Homemade Flax Waffles

Source:   |  Category: Baking, Breakfast, Ground Flaxseed

Serve with maple syrup, fresh fruit, or whipped cream


  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 1% milk
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) flaxseed oil
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups unbleached all purpose flour1/4 cup ground flaxseed1 Tbsp baking powder1 Tbsp granulated sugar1/2 tsp salt2 large eggs, separated1 cup 1% milk2 Tbsp flaxseed oil1/4 tsp vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, ground flaxseed, baking powder, sugar and salt; blend well.
  2. In another bowl, whisk egg yolks until thick. Add milk, flaxseed oil and vanilla to egg mixture; mix well.
  3. Combine egg mixture with dry ingredients. Mix until smooth.
  4. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold into batter.
  5. Heat and prepare waffle iron as per manufacturer’s directions. Scoop batter onto waffle iron and cook until done. Serve with maple syrup, fresh fruit, whipped cream, etc.

Yield:  5 servings

Serving Size:  2 - 3 x 5 inch (7.5 x 12.5 cm) waffles. Each serving contains 2 tsp (10 mL) of ground flaxseed and 1 tsp (5 mL) of flaxseed oil.

Nutritional Analysis

Total Fat3 g
Cholesterol76 mg
Carbohydrates32 g
Fiber3 g
Protein9 g
Sodium442 mg
Potassium188 mg

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