Whole wheat Waffles??? Sure they don’t look like whole wheat. These are crisp and light. Nothing like I expected. At least the second go round!
The recipe came from King Arthur. In looking for a more healthy choice I decided to make whole wheat waffles. Most recipes will use a combination of all purpose flour along with whole wheat flour. This is to ensure that the product will not be too heavy. I was intrigued when I saw this recipe. No combination is used just whole wheat flour. I had to try it.
The first try I was not very satisfied with the texture. It was more heavy. The recipe called for either butter or oil. I chose butter. It the reviews I noticed that quite a few stated that using buttermilk was a good thing. The combination of the butter and buttermilk did not produce the light and airy waffle that I was looking for although after slathering it with butter and syrup GI Joe thought they were fantastic!
The second trial I used oil and skim milk. It was a good combination. Just what I was looking for, light ,airy, crisp, and a nutty flavor. Perfection.
As far as being a more nutritious choice I am still not sure about that. The recipe calls for 1/3 cup of butter or oil. To me that is a large percentage of fat. In most waffle recipes only 2 tablespoons of fat are used. My next trial I will reduce the fat and see what happens. I’ll have to wait awhile though. I cannot eat another waffle after making two recipes for my classes, two at home and tasting 10 waffles today. I’m done with waffles for now!
Today was a lab day and the students prepared waffles and turkey bacon. First block started of with a few obstacles. One kitchen was invaded with ants. I don’t think that I have shared with you that our school was built on a huge ant hill. One crystal of sugar and they march right in and make themselves at home. After burying the ants I pulled about 12 aprons out of the dryer that were twisted together so tightly that it was like working a huge rubik’s cube! Then right in the middle of the lab one of the waffle irons just turned itself off for good! I will not share the photos of me pulling my hair out! Other than that it was a fine day in the world of cooking!
Hearty Whole Wheat Waffles taken from here
Makes about 6 – 6 1/2 waffles
- 1 1/2 cups King Arthur Whole Wheat Flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1/3 cup of butter or oil ( I prefer the oil for a lighter waffle)
Whisk dry ingredients together. In a separate bowl beat egg, milk, and oil. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients stirring just until moistened.
Cook in a waffle iron following manufacture’s directions.
Here are the results of today’s lab. Vote for the one that deserves top chef .
55 responses to “Whole Wheat Waffles and Voting”
1st Period, Kitchen #5! (:
I vote Kitchen 2 second block
They look DELICIOUS! wish i could eat them now 🙂
All of these waffles look so good
but I vote Kitchen 2 second block
theirs looks Extrodinary
I vote KITCHEN 2 SECOND BLOCK 🙂
because they just look down right
I am voting for Kitchen 2 second block.
Their waffles looks Amazing and very colorful.
Keep it Up Kitchen 2
Yummy Yummy Kitchen 2 Second Block
I vote for yalls Waffles as the best lookin
kitchen 2 second period for sure looks the best
Gooo! Kiitchheenn! Twoo!
I have to say out of all the waffles Kitchen 2 second block has the best looking waffles by far
Waffles! Waffles! Waffles!
Kitchen 2 Second Block
They look scrump-didily-uptious :]
Kitchen Two Second Block
Their Waffles look
I vote for Block 1 Kitchen #5
Waffles looked great but to me the best were 1st period kitchen 5.
1st block 5th kitchen
2nd Block Kitchen 2 gets my vote!
1st Block Kitchen 5
2nd Block Kitchen 3
Waffles and turkey bacon are a favorite it my house. Sounds like you had a very interesting day in class.
My vote is :
2nd Block Kitchen 2
voting for ist period 4th kitchen go chasity and team members
ist period 4th block looks great
voting for 1st period 4th kitchen
voting for 1st period 4th kitchen
2 per kitchen 3
3rd kitchen 2nd block
1st period 4th kitchen
1st period 4th kitchen
first period 4th kitchen
2 period 5th kitchen
2nd block kitchen 2
Waffles and berries all the way!
I think they’re all terrific, but I’ll vote for 2nd block kitchen 2. Good luck, everybody!
I vote for 2nd block 3rd kitchen
1st period kitchen 5 😉
I hadnt had homemade waffles for a while until then and i did miss homemade waffles 😀
we need to make waffles again! for sure:)
This was a great lab. I loved working with my group to make these waffles! 🙂
Yummy! I loved this lab. Waffles are my favorite breakfast meal. (:
i always thought making homemade waffles took a lot of work in time. I was wrong. This were simply and yummy. I know for now on I’m going to make lots of homemade waffles at home and stop buying the Eggo
waffles are my all time favorite breakfast food ! (:
I vote for my kitchen 5 1st period but I reallly liked how 2nd block kitchen #2 looked they were so pretty.
Waffles are so good! They were also a lot of fun to make!(:
i loved making these waffels! they were fun to make and they tasted soooo good!
These were so good!! We had so much fun making them too.
These waffles were very tasty even though I dont eat waffles!!
i loved making waffles in class it was so much fun.
the waffles were fun to make and eat
yummy they look really good. it wasnt easy making it tho.
Making waffles that day was so much fun….
Scared we were gonna burn them though!!
But they came out pretty nice!!
these waffles were very good and easy to make
I love walffes. It was a little different because I usually make them by myself.
yay! we won! i think that this was one of my favorites! 😛
I want to try the whole wheat waffles. Yum.
These waffles were and fun and tasty experience!
I love homemade waffles!!!! But I prefer pancakes better!!!!!! lol 😀 (hug)
thes look yummy & healthy!
These waffles were really fun to make
these waffles turned out better than the one’s I made at home and so good.
these waffles were really good and fun to make.