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Banana bread waffles

5 - 8
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
These crisp, hearty waffles embody the flavor of banana bread—boasting warm cinnamon notes, banana richness, and a topping of toasted pecans. They contain no added sugar and instead get their sweet taste from the fruit itself. Make a double batch and freeze for easy breakfasts another time.

Ingredients

Cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Whole wheat pastry flour

1 cup(s)

Baking powder

1½ tsp

Ground cinnamon

1 tsp

Table salt

¼ tsp

Banana(s)

3 small, (about 5 oz each, unpeeled), divided

Low-fat buttermilk

½ cup(s)

Canola oil

1 Tbsp

Egg(s)

1 large egg(s), lightly beaten

Chopped pecans

¼ cup(s), toasted

Instructions

  1. Preheat a standard waffle iron. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. In another medium bowl, place 1½ bananas; mash with a fork until smooth. Whisk in buttermilk, oil, and egg.
  2. Spray waffle maker with nonstick spray. Spoon about ⅓ cup batter into center of waffle maker; close lid and cook until browned and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove waffle to a wire rack; repeat process with remaining batter to make 4 waffles.
  3. Thinly slice remaining 1½ bananas. Place 1 waffle on each of 4 plates; divide banana slices and pecans evenly over top.
  4. Serving size: 1 waffle, about ¼ cup banana, and 1 tbsp pecans