Almond Waffles

Posted on Mar 24 2013 - 12:11pm by lowfatchick

I have always dreamed of having a waffle maker. Well, I was online and what da know? Macy’s had a sale for a flip waffle maker. I instantly ordered it because I figured, with a flip waffle maker I could do no wrong. Well, I was right! This is the first waffle recipe I developed and it received rave reviews from myself and my friend. The waffles were soft on the inside, lightly crisp on the outside, and a perfect golden brown.  Chopped almonds add a nice subtle crunch to the inside as well.  Using less oil and 2% milk, this waffle is lighter than the average waffle, and sifting the flour made them airy and light. Such a new favorite of mine.  I wonder what kind of waffle to make next? Hummm….

Almond Waffles

Rating: 41

Servings: 4

Calories per serving: 459.54

Fat per serving: 15.75g / Sat Fat 3.14g

Almond Waffles


1 3/4 cup wheat flour, white, unbleached, all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp sugar
1/4 cup sliced almonds, chopped
3 eggs
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups 2% milk
1 tsp almond extract
1/4 cup maple syrup
powder sugar, optional
sliced fruit, optional

Turn on waffle maker to heat up.

Sift flour and measure. Place measured flour in a large bowl. Add baking powder, salt, and sugar. Resift all dry ingredients mixture back into the bowl. Stir in almonds. Set aside.

In another bowl, beat eggs. Lightly beat in vegetable oil, milk and almond extract.

Make a well in the center of the sifted dry ingredients. Pour in the liquid ingredients and mix together. Stir until batter is lightly lumpy.

Lightly oil the waffle maker. Pour 3/4 cup of batter in the maker, and cook according to the waffle maker instructions.

Remove waffle and plate. Repeat 3 more times till all waffles are made. Serve waffles sprinkled with a touch of powdered sugar, drizzle of maple syrup and fresh fruit.

9 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. dedy oktavianus pardede April 7, 2013 at 2:21 pm - Reply

    i wish i had your fanct kitchen tools…
    when i’m using my frying pan, it turrns out into pancake….

  2. Karen April 6, 2013 at 5:03 pm - Reply

    I grew up having pecan waffles for a special occasion. I think almond waffles sound terrific.

    • The Low Fat Chick April 6, 2013 at 5:05 pm - Reply

      Thank you. I like the idea of pecan waffles. I gotta do that next!

      • Karen April 6, 2013 at 7:17 pm -

        They have a sweet nuttiness to them that I think you will like.

  3. Jueseppi B. March 24, 2013 at 6:34 pm - Reply

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat.Com™ and commented:
    Yes…nothing beats a good simple waffle recipe.

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