This is a recipe for a Belgian waffle that is truly a sweet, sumptuous and nutty concoction. The deep pockets of the Belgian waffle make great homes for the fresh banana slices. You could also mix the bananas and walnuts right into the batter. This way your get a full taste riot in every bite. If you need to increase the amount of potassium in your diet this banana walnut waffle recipe is an excellent option to just eating a banana each morning. The Banana and walnut combination is a way to enjoy fruit and nuts that are loaded with fiber and antioxidants along with a host of other nutrients. These are all essential for a healthy heart You will also get a good supply of magnesium, Vitamin E, and B vitamins. The walnuts are high in omega 3 fatty acids. That is the good fat that is proven to lower cholesterol
This recipe calls for:
1 cup melted butter
1 cup chopped walnuts
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
1 bunch fresh bananas for topping
2 tsp. white sugar
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
3 tsp. baking soda
1/3 cup butter
1 1/3 cups milk
1.Start by sifting the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
2.Add in the finely chopped walnuts and let it sit while you prepare the other ingredients.
3. With a wire whisk you are to combine all of the wet ingredients. This is prepared in a separate bowl.
4.Gradually add the wet to the dry using a hand mixer or you can use a wooden spoon. The batter will have lumps in it because of the nuts. Now we are ready to move on.
5.The waffle maker should be ready for you by now. Just ladle a portion onto the grill, close and let bake.
This recipe is best with warm syrup and topped with powder sugar. Put thin slices of banana on them sift on the sugar and you are ready to dine.
With the variety of waffle makers on the market today you can have fresh, delicious and nutritious waffles any time you like. You can even use the waffle recipe above as an after school snack. Bake the waffles with the fruit in them as well and it makes a nice finger food treat. The recipe can be modified in many different ways to form a variety of desserts as well. A scoop of ice cream, a few banana slices and sundae syrup and you have a delicious dessert.
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