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Aquafaba Waffles

Aquafaba Waffles

Ever since discovering that aquafaba actually works, I’ve been on a mission to find new recipes to try it in. I’ve also learned that how thick your aquafaba whips will differ based on different brands of chickpeas. Some cans will yield a water that whips into stiff peaks; whilst others only whip to soft peaks. I do however think that refrigerating the aquafaba before whipping it helps whip it into stiff peaks – in the same way you should refrigerate coconut cream before whipping it.

 

These Aquafaba waffles are vegan thanks to a combination of aquafaba and flaxseed powder which acts as the binder. They also have no added sugars – 2 bananas give them all the sweetness they need. They’ll end up being gluten free depending on the oats you use.

 

These aquafaba waffles take a bit more work than a regular batter, as you need to whip the aquafaba which yields a fluffier waffle.

 

You can serve with whatever toppings you like; but I highly recommend taking some peanut butter and melting it with a dab of coconut oil to create a thin coconut-peanut sauce.

 

It’s a big batter but you can keep them in the fridge for a day or two and warm them up in the oven.

 

Aquafaba Waffles

Aquafaba Waffles

These waffles are extra fluffy thanks to aquafaba. They're also gluten free, vegan, nut free and have no added sugars.
Course Breakfast, Main Dish
Cuisine Gluten Free, No Added Sugar, Vegan, Wheat Free
Servings 8 waffles

Ingredients
  

  • 1/3 C Aquafaba
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed powder
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 3 1/2 C oats ground into flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 ripe banana
  • 2 C plant milk

Instructions
 

  • Whip the aquafaba until it forms stiff peaks, 5-7 minutes
  • Combine flaxmeal and water and set aside for 5 minutes to thicken.
  • Mash the bananas using either a fork, or throw into a blender and blend until liquid. Set aside.
  • Combine oat flour, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add in the milk, bananas, and flax meal mixture and mix until combined
  • Fold in the beaten aquafaba
  • Using about ½ C measurement, spoon mixture into waffle machine and cook for 3-4 minutes until cooked. Repeat until you’ve finished the batter
  • Serve with fresh fruit, syrup or nut butter.

 

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