Coconut Crunch Healthier Whole-Grain Waffles
For a hearty morning meal, preheat the waffle iron. These whole-grain waffles will satisfy a sweet tooth with minimal added sugars and saturated fat. Try the variations we've provided or substitute for the milk, spread, crunch, and sweetener and customize the waffles to your taste (see below).
- Serves: 8 persons
- 1cup white whole wheat flour
- ¾cup all-purpose flour
- 2tablespoons white sugar
- 1tablespoon baking powder
- ¼teaspoon salt
- 1¾ cups refrigerated unsweetened coconut milk beverage
- ½cup canola oil
- 2large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½cup plain coconut milk yogurt
- ½cup toasted unsweetened coconut chips
- 8teaspoons agave nectar
Step 1Stir together flours, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Stir together coconut milk, oil, eggs, and vanilla in another bowl.
Step 2Make a well in the flour mixture and pour in the egg mixture all at once. Stir just until moistened. (Batter will be slightly lumpy.)
Step 3Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
Step 4Lightly grease the preheated waffle iron and spoon 1/2 cup batter onto the surface. Close and cook until waffle is golden brown and the iron stops steaming, 3 to 5 minutes. Repeat to cook remaining waffles.
Step 5Top each waffle with 1 tablespoon yogurt, 1 tablespoon coconut chips, and 1 teaspoon agave nectar.