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Best-Ever Whole Wheat Waffles

Crisp and fluffy Whole Wheat Waffles do it all, from Sunday breakfast to make-ahead school-morning treat to lunchbox sandwich alternative.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Waffles, whole wheat
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 305kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Plug in waffle iron to preheat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together milk, egg, vanilla, maple syrup, and melted butter.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Dump the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, and stir until just combined. Some lumps are OK!
  • Pour batter into the waffle iron, one half cup at a time, and cook until golden brown and crispy.
  • Cool leftover waffles completely before storing in freezer bags in the fridge or freezer.

Notes

Original Recipe: 
  • 2 + 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 11/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutrition

Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Sodium: 511mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g