Easy Freezer Friendly Whole Wheat Waffles: Light and fluffy whole wheat waffle recipe that packs a dose of whole grains for a healthy start to the day.
Are you a pancake of waffle lover?
Me??? I am totally on team waffle. I just love the crisp edges that taste slightly caramelized that you get on a waffles.
Now don’t get me wrong, I won’t turn my nose up at a pancake. In fact, I have shared with you all SO many recipes for pancakes–Zucchini Bread Pancakes, Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes, Sweet Potato Pancakes and PB & J and Pancakes just to name a few–there are many more!
Why haven’t I shared more recipes like these Whole Wheat Waffles??
Whole Wheat Waffles
I really don’t have an answer for that either. But I think it is high time I share more waffle recipes!
Waffles are not only a wonderful morning treat smothered in rich maple syrup, but make a wonderful lunch when served with a slather of peanut butter and a sliced banana. Or how about dessert with fresh fruit and freshly whipped cream, or ice cream layered on the top of the waffle with homemade caramel.…..yum.
So many things to do with these whole wheat waffles and my mind and stomach are beginning to dream about different waffle creations. Regardless, this easy waffle recipes will definitely earn a welcome place on my family’s breakfast table and in my collection of favorite easy breakfast recipes.
Tips on Making Whole Wheat Waffles
- I use whole wheat flour because my family loves it and it is much healthier than enriched white flour, but use any flour you would like. Even Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Flour 1:1 works in this recipe to make these Gluten Free Waffles.
- Homemade Buttermilk: If you don’t have buttermilk, use one tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice and then fill measuring cup remaining way to 3 1/2 cups with regular milk.
- You can also make these dairy free by using the equivalent amount of non-dairy milk such as almond or coconut milk.
- Eggs may be replaced with flax eggs or vegan egg replacement product.
How To Freeze Homemade Waffles
When you make homemade whole wheat waffles, make a triple batch so you can have some in the freezer at all times for an easy breakfast on a busy morning, or a quick snack at any time of the day!
- To freeze waffles for individual servings, allow waffles to cool.
- Place on a cookie sheet in freezer in a single layer until flash frozen–about 30 minutes.
- Place into freezer container for storage. This allows the waffles to be removed from freezer one at a time.
To reheat frozen waffles
- Toast in toaster or toaster oven.
- You can also place in microwave for 1 minute per waffle. The waffles will loose their crispiness when microwaved, but still tasty!
More Delicious Breakfast Recipes
- Gluten Free Banana Oat Pancakes
- Healthy Whole Wheat Pancakes
- Whole Wheat Dutch Baby Pancake
- Easy Overnight French Toast Casserole
- Easy Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole
Whole Wheat Waffle Recipe
Easy Freezer Friendly Whole Wheat Waffles
- 3 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 cup canola or melted coconut oil
- 4 eggs
- 3 1/2 cups buttermilk
- Whisk the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining wet ingredients and add to the dry ingredients, incorporating the two mixtures well.
- Allow batter to sit while the waffle iron is heating up.
- Once the waffle iron is heated, brush with canola oil, coconut oil, or butter. Ladle your batter unto the waffle iron and cook according to the manufacturers instructions.
- Serve with any topping you desire.
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