Whole-Grain Spiced Pear Waffles

Crisp and hearty, these healthy waffles are also great with chopped apple and walnuts.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 medium pear
  • 1⅔ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1½ Tbsp. sodium-free baking powder
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Peel, core, and grate the pear. Place into a mixing bowl, add remaining ingredients, and beat until smooth.
  • Heat waffle iron. Spray lightly with oil, then ladle batter onto the hot surface, being careful to avoid the edges (batter will spread once appliance is closed). Close waffle iron and bake until golden brown, roughly 4–5 minutes.
  • Remove baked waffles from iron and repeat process with remaining batter. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 medium pear
  • 1⅔ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1½ Tbsp. sodium-free baking powder
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Peel, core, and grate the pear. Place into a mixing bowl, add remaining ingredients, and beat until smooth.
  • Heat waffle iron. Spray lightly with oil, then ladle batter onto the hot surface, being careful to avoid the edges (batter will spread once appliance is closed). Close waffle iron and bake until golden brown, roughly 4–5 minutes.
  • Remove baked waffles from iron and repeat process with remaining batter. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium35mg
Total Carbohydrate32g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars15g
Protein6g