Pumpkin Waffles with Orange and Cinnamon

Adapted From: Healthy in a Hurry by Karen Ansel

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup low-fat (1%) milk
  • ½ cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest

Instructions

  1. In a bowl stir the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, pumpkin, eggs, oil, vanilla, and orange zest.
  3. Add flour mixture (step 1) and stir until combined.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200 F (95 C).
  5. Brush the waffle iron with 2 teaspoons of oil and wiping any excess off. On medium heat, spoon ½ cup of batter onto waffle iron – cook until golden brown (3-5 minutes).
  6. Transfer on a plate and keep warm in the oven.
  7. Repeat for 3 more waffles.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 323; Total Fat: 18g (Saturated Fat: 2g); Sodium: 500mg; Cholesterol: 95mg;

Total Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Protein: 10g.