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My hope is to inspire you to be fearless in the kitchen, to try new things, to take the time to make things the homemade way and most importantly, to have fun doing it!

Honey Yogurt Waffles

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After making the wonderful cinnamon waffles with caramelized apples a couple of weeks ago, I decided I really need to try to get better use out of the awesome waffle maker I got for Christmas.  Last weekend I gave this recipe a try mostly because the name sounded intriguing to me, and they were delicious!  This is particularly nice if you are searching for a healthier waffle recipe.  These have some whole wheat flour and oats rather than all white flour, and use honey as the only sweetener.  Also, I have found that just about everything I bake with yogurt turns out great.  They weren’t quite as crispy as some waffles I have had, but they definitely weren’t overly soft and the taste didn’t suffer.  They made the whole house smell good while they were cooking.  We ate these drizzled with honey and topped with fresh raspberries, and it was the perfect combo.  Enjoy!

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Honey Yogurt Waffles
Ingredients:
3 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup old-fashioned oats
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/4 cups milk
3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1/3 cup honey
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Melt the butter; set aside.  In a large bowl, whisk together the flours, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon.  In another bowl, whisk together the milk, yogurt, honey, eggs, and vanilla until well blended.  Pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients and whisk until just combined.  Gently fold in the melted butter.

Preheat and lightly grease a waffle iron.   Pour batter into the wells of the waffle iron and bake until the waffle is golden and set.  Place in an oven preheated to 200 degrees F to keep the finished waffles warm while you use the rest of the batter.  Serve with maple syrup or honey and top with fresh fruit.

Source: adapted from Williams Sonoma

  • http://veggiegirlvegan.blogspot.com VeggieGirl

    Scrumptious!! Gotta love waffle-makers :-)

  • http://schweetnsavory.blogspot.com Melissa

    I haven’t made waffles in so long. I think I’ll make these tomorrow morning. They sound yummy and waffles are so fun and easy to make!

  • http://www.sugarduchess.com Sugar Duchess

    I love experimenting with different flavors of yogurt in waffles. I’ll have to try these with whole wheat and honey as well. Sounds delicious!

  • http://bakeitafterall.blogspot.com/ Meghan

    I also got a waffle maker for Christmas, but have yet to venture beyond boxed mix :-/ I will have to try this!

  • http://www.berryfood.blogspot.com/ Art of Eating

    I love waffles, a pity that i don’t own a waffle maker.

  • http://bellaguinness.wordpress.com bellaguinness

    Oh. Yum. I have so many things to do this morning – but I’m taking time to make these! Thanks, Annie.

  • http://www.debbiesmochame.blogspot.com Debbie

    Oh do those look good. Your recipe is a keeper!

  • http://pajamaschool.com Natalie Wickham

    I love waffles and decided to try making these tonight for something different. They were delicious! Even some of the non-waffle lovers in our family liked them.

    BTW, I really love your blog! The combination of pictures and commentary along with the recipes is so helpful. It’s now one of the first places I look when I want to try a new recipe. Thanks so much!

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  • Lehar

    Would it be okay if I used plain yogurt?

  • annieseats

    Sure.