Whole Wheat Chia Seed Waffles

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  • Makes 4 Belgian-style waffles
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Heat a Belgian waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, chia seeds, poppy seeds, flax seeds, baking powder, and salt. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, melted butter, orange zest, vanilla and egg. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and stir until just combined.

Scoop ¼ of the mixture into the waffle iron and spread it towards the edges. Cook the waffle until golden brown and crisp. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve the waffles immediately with butter and maple syrup.

Ingredients

  1. Check cups whole wheat pastry flour
  2. Check 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  3. Check 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  4. Check 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  5. Check 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  6. Check 2 teaspoons baking powder
  7. Check ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  8. Check cups buttermilk
  9. Check ½ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for serving
  10. Check 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh orange zest
  11. Check 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  12. Check 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  13. Check Maple syrup, for serving

Directions

  1. Heat a Belgian waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, chia seeds, poppy seeds, flax seeds, baking powder, and salt. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, melted butter, orange zest, vanilla and egg. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and stir until just combined.
  2. Scoop ¼ of the mixture into the waffle iron and spread it towards the edges. Cook the waffle until golden brown and crisp. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve the waffles immediately with butter and maple syrup.