Have you seen banana flour yet? I couldn’t resist getting a bag to try out!
These light and fluffy paleo banana flour waffles are perfect for a healthy breakfast.
I did a double take when I saw a bag of banana flour in. Have you seen this in stores near you yet? I had no idea what to expect. Banana flour is perfect for paleo baking!
After a bit of experimenting with banana flour recipes, I was surprised to see that your baked goods don’t have a strong banana flavor. The next time I make this recipe, I may mash a ripe banana in just to get that banana flavor into the waffles.
Today we are enjoying these banana flour waffles. This recipe is gluten-free since banana flour is gluten-free! With no refined sugar, these waffles are also paleo. I can’t wait to serve these waffles to my kids, I am curious to see if they can tell these waffles are different.
Banana flour is quite literally ground up bananas. It is a fine powder that is much lower calorie than many other gluten-free flours. This four is full of nutrition including potassium, vitamins, and minerals.
Banana flour is considered a resistant starch, which means is that your body processes it a lot slower than a regular starch. It is great for controlling your blood sugar, and it is a good prebiotic. Because it doesn’t break down immediately, it nourishes your gut bacteria.
And I LOVE that banana flour can actually aid in weight loss! (SOLD!)
These gluten-free banana flour waffles are easy to make!
When you bake with gluten-free flours, it is important to mix a couple of different flours with a starch, so that the baked goods hold together. This isn’t the case with banana flour. You can use banana flour by itself with no other flours.
Add the dry ingredients to a bowl, whisk to blend. Add in the wet ingredients and whisk to mix. The waffle batter should be runny like in the above picture.
Preheat the waffle iron as directed. For my waffle iron, once the green light turns on, it is ready for the waffle batter.
Add the banana flour batter to the waffle iron and close the lid. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes (depends on your waffle iron.) Use a fork to remove the waffle from the waffle iron.
Stack up on a plate and enjoy hot with maple syrup!
Substitutions and Variations
- If you don’t have a waffle iron, feel free to use this batter to make paleo pancakes.
- Add a mashed ripe banana to the batter so you get the banana flavors
- Add pecans to the batter for extra protein.
- Feel free to whip up some coconut cream into whipped cream to top your waffles.
I can’t wait to come up with more banana flour recipes soon!!
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Things You Need to Make This Recipe:
- Pereg Banana Flour…it is gluten-free, non-GMO, Fair Trade, and so easy to use.
- Waffle iron, but again, you can also use this batter to make pancakes :-).
Easy paleo banana flour waffles with pecans.
- 1 cup banana flour
- 1/3 cup almond flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- dash salt
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons oil (I used Avocado)
- 3/4 cup almond milk
Preheat the waffle iron.
In a large bowl, add dry ingredients and whisk to blend.
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well.
When the waffle iron is heated, add waffle batter and close the lid.
Allow to cook 3-5 minutes. Remove from the waffle iron with a fork.
Serve with pecans and maple syrup
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