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Spelt-Oat-Banana-Walnut-Spice Vegan Waffles: Dave’s Fave

Dave W.
This spelt-oat-banana-walnut-spice vegan waffle recipe is a variation/combination of a few other recipes posted here, and is currently my favorite. I've actually eaten a few of these without any toppings, or just a little hot maple syrup. These are a bit lighter and fluffier than the buckwheat waffles, but still very filling. You'll have to experiment a little to get the right combination of crispiness on the outside vs. moistness on the inside.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 4 waffles

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ripe banana very well mashed
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water (You can omit 2 tablespoons of water if you're omitting the walnuts.)
  • 1 1/2 cups soymilk unsweetened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (Most recipes use only a teaspoon--I love vanilla!)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup uncooked rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups spelt flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ener-G egg replacer powder
  • 1/3 cup raw finely chopped walnuts measured before chopping
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 pod freshly ground nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Mix together the mashed banana and liquid.
  • Stir together dry ingredients and mix in wet ingredients.
  • Cook on a waffle iron sprayed generously with oil (we generally use canola). My recommendation is to cook the first one roughly a minute longer than you normally cook waffles to avoid sticking, and then adjust the time for subsequent waffles if necessary.
Keyword spelt, banana, waffles