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Oatmeal-Honey Waffles

Waffles are great and tasty. There are many different ways of preparing them and all are simple and easy. Check the recipe below try it and remember you can always be creative with the recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked regular oats
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Toppings: butter, maple syrup

Step 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake oats in a single layer in a shallow pan 10 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring after 5 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack 10 minutes. Process oats in a blender or food processor 30 seconds or until finely ground.

Step 2. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; stir in ground oats.

Step 3. Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.

Step 4. Whisk together egg yolks, milk, butter, and honey in a medium bowl; gently stir into oat mixture. Gently fold in egg whites just until blended.

Step 5. Cook batter in a preheated, oiled waffle iron until golden. Serve each waffle with 1 tsp. butter and 1 Tbsp. maple syrup, if desired.

Step 6. Note: Nutritional analysis totals include 1 tsp. butter and 1 Tbsp. maple syrup.

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