Homemade Flax Waffles

 Source: Homemade Flax Waffles, SaskFlax

Source: Homemade Flax Waffles, SaskFlax

Serve this homemade flax waffle with maple syrup, fresh fruit, or whipped cream for a delicious start to your day!

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

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.

Per Serving
Calories 253
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars g
Protein 9 g
Sodium 442 mg
Potassium 188 mg