September 2, 2011

Cinnamon Wheat N Oat Waffles

Today my husband is working from home, so I don't feel like serving him the traditional weekday breakfast like a peanut butter jelly sandwich or cereal. I wanted to whip up something nice, wholesome but quick so I thought of making this healthy waffle for him. Lucky him right???I know !!! LOL
Jokes apart, lets focus on the subject here. Traditionally, waffles are butter-laden and high-carbs from white flour unlike this wholewheat version here. Another thing I like about this waffle is the warm cinnamon scent that fills the house while this is cooking ..woohoo..what a nice start to a lovely family day together!
Start off your day like royalty with a sumptuous and nutritious breakfast and you wil be at the top of your game the whole day!
If you don't have a waffle maker, don't worry - You can make pancakes out of this batter.

Serves 6
2C - Buttermilk
1/2 C - Old-fashioned rolled oats
2/3 C - Whole wheat flour
2/3 C - All purpose flour
1/4 C - Toasted Cream of wheat (Rava)
1 1/2 Tsp - Baking powder
1/2 Tsp - Baking soda
1/4 Tsp - Salt
1 Tsp - Cinnamon Powder
2 eggs
1/4 C - Brown sugar
1 Tbsp - Canola Oil
2 Tsp - Vanilla essence
Mix the oats and buttermilk and keep it aside for 15 mins.
Mix together the dry ingredients- Wheat flour, all purpose flour, cream of wheat, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and brown sugar.
Add lightly beaten eggs, vanilla essence and oil to the dry ingredients.
Add the buttermilk-oat mixture.
Spray the waffle iron with oil and spoon in the batter enough to cover a little more than 3/4 of its surface. Cook until the waffles are golden brown.
Serve with seasonal fruit, jelly, peanut butter or Nutella or maple syrup. Enjoy!!

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