Blender whole wheat waffles

Happy New Year! Did I just burst in on you in your pajamas? I hope so. Basic banana bread I also hope you’ll forgive me after your first, fluffy bite of Blender Whole Wheat Waffles.

New Year’s Day is meant for being lazy, for recovering any New Year’s Eve-induced shenanigans, and for promising ourselves that in 2016, we really will be more well behaved than we were in 2015.

Rather than smack you with a kale smoothie straightaway, I thought I’d ease us into the new year with a recipe that’s healthy but still feels appropriately indulgent for a PJs-all-day holiday weekend.

Banana walnut bread recipe These wholesome, fluffy whole wheat waffles are the ideal compromise.

Like all good waffle recipes, these whole wheat waffles are buttery without being greasy, delightfully airy on the inside, and lightly crispy on the outside. Old fashioned banana bread They are also naturally sweetened with maple syrup and surprisingly low fat, thanks to one of my all-time favorite healthy baking ingredients, Musselman’s Unsweetened Apple Sauce.

Unsweetened applesauce adds incredible moisture to baked goods and can often be swapped for 50% of the oil or melted butter in your favorite treats, without any noticeable effect on their taste or texture. Banana bread easy In fact, I use the “applesauce trick” so often, I even have a section dedicated to it in my recipe index. Best moist banana bread recipe Thanks to unsweetened applesauce, these whole wheat waffles are melt-in-your-mouth tender, without the gobs of extra butter.

My second trick to keeping this a healthy waffle recipe is whole wheat pastry flour. Banana loaf bread recipe Whole wheat pastry flour is finer than all purpose or regular whole wheat flour. Light banana bread It yields waffles so tender, I was able to make these healthy waffles 100% whole wheat, without impacting their flavor or texture in the slightest. Best banana bread ever More whole grains means a more filling, fiber-packed breakfast. Easy moist banana bread recipe The best part: even your pickiest eaters won’t suspect that these waffles are whole wheat!

Now, because waffles are most often made on weekends, and because on the weekend, I prefer max laziness and minimal dishes, I decided to see if I could make the waffle batter using my blender. World’s best banana bread recipe It worked like a dream! I was worried the waffles would be tough, but they were remarkably airy. Best banana bread recipe moist I loved that I could pour the batter straight from the blender into my waffle maker too—one fewer dish to wash.

Plus, as we saw in yesterday’s post of Your Favorite 15 Recipes of 2015, the #1 most popular recipe was Blender Banana Oatmeal Muffins. Vegan banana bread recipe Given the evidence, I suspect that you’re on board with the idea of making whole wheat waffle batter in your blender too.

Raise your forks. Banana nut bread recipe easy Here’s to more Blender Whole Wheat Waffles, extra healthy starts, and fewer dishes!

• For a standard waffle iron that’s easy to store, affordable, and cooks yummy waffles, I own and recommend this one.

• For the true waffle enthusiast (or those cooking for crowds), this top-of-the-line waffle baker is incredible and cooks two perfect waffles at the same time!

• Non-stick baking spray. I’ve become a fan of this one made with coconut oil. Homemade banana bread recipe Your waffle maker may or not need to be sprayed. Very moist banana bread Refer to your machine’s instructions.

• Blender: I recently acquired this unbelievably powerful blender, and it whips these waffles (and everything else) together in seconds. Banana nut bread recipe moist I’ve also used and recommend this more affordable KitchenAid and this Ninja blender.

• Preheat your waffle maker. Diabetic banana bread If desired, preheat the oven to 200 degrees F to keep batches of waffles warm.

• Place the applesauce, milk, butter, eggs, maple syrup, and vanilla extract in a blender. Banana bread loaf Sprinkle in the whole wheat pastry flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and kosher salt. Easy to make banana bread Blend just until combined, pausing the blender to scrape down the sides as needed.

• Cook the batter according to your waffle maker’s instructions. Banana bread moist If desired, place the waffles on a baking sheet and keep warm in the oven. Delicious banana bread Enjoy immediately, with your favorite waffle toppings.

I’m fearlessly dedicated to making healthy food taste incredible. Banana bread from scratch Wearer of plaid, lover of bourbon, and firmly convinced that sweets and veggies both deserve a place at the table. Quick and easy banana bread recipe MORE ABOUT ERIN…

I just made them on the date you posted this recipe and it was the most wonderful thing I have ever tried! I love this waffles, so fluffy yet so crispy and delicious. Great banana bread recipe Happy 2016 and keep posting blender recipes. Amazing banana bread recipe Now I am baking the blender banana muffins nom nom

YUUUM! I’ve had a waffle iron on my wishlist since forever, and now I just keep drooling over insanely delicious looking recipes like this one and waiting for the day I get to buy one!

Love that it’s made in a blender as well, I’m a big fan of simple yet yummy recipes. Banana nut bread easy X

HOORAY! I’m so happy that you liked this recipe Rachel, and I appreciate the details on the different flours you tried too. Easy moist banana bread That will be so helpful for others. 4 banana bread recipe Thanks for trying the recipe and letting me know how it turned out for you!

Definitely Stephanie! We do that all the time. Easy quick banana bread I like to microwave them to warm them through a little bit, then put them in the toaster to crisp up. How to make banana bread from scratch They are delicious this way! Just be sure you cool them completely, then freeze them flat in a single layer so that they don’t turn into a waffle blob. Banana bread best recipe Once they are frozen, you can put them in a ziptop bag.

Very yummy! I substituted coconut oil (virgin – melted) for the butter. Banana bread recipe 2 bananas (Be aware that if the milk and eggs are too cold ,still, it will solidify the coconut oil. How to make banana bread moist I just scraped it down in the blender and blended all the ingredients a second time.) They turned out delish! My kids kept commenting on how good it smelled in the house while I was making them. Best banana nut bread Will definitely add this recipe to my repertoire. Classic banana bread recipe Thanks!

I made these for me and my girls this morning using one cup whole wheat flour and one cup quick oats. Healthy banana nut bread They all like them, and I’m glad you have so many recipes that are DASH diet approved and still taste good.

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