When life gives very ripe bananas, make these yummy banana bread waffles!
We loved banana bread at home so much so that I buy extra bananas, make it sit in the counter, let it go overripe and then bake one of the many banana bread recipes I have here especially the vegan banana bread and Starbucks copycat banana bread recipe.
The only issue with banana bread or any other type of quick bread for that matter is that it’s not something that you can bake and eat immediately. Quick breads have to cool completely and sit for a while before slicing it into neat slices.
So I usually prefer baking it in the night, leave it to cool overnight and slice it the next day morning.
But what if you want to devour a piece of banana bread almost instantly? Then try this eggless banana bread waffle recipe and you have got yourself a slightly crunchy waffle with the flavor of your favorite banana bread in no time.
The result was a lovely bread waffle with a mellow banana flavor and crunchy texture. I also serve waffles to my kids by cutting it into strips so that it’s easy to dunk in the maple syrup and they don’t have to fight it out with a knife and fork, and this makes it fun for them when I pack it for lunch.
Banana Bread Waffles Recipe
|Prep Time||Cook Time||Makes|
|10 Mins||15 Mins||8 Waffles|
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3/4 cup buttermilk (can use milk too)
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 flax eggs (2 tablespoons flaxseed meal + 6 tablespoons water)
- 3 tablespoons avocado oil
- 1 cup mashed bananas
- In a large bowl mix together the dry ingredients and set aside.
- In another medium size bowl, stir together the wet ingredients.
- Add the wet ingredients into the dry mix and whisk it until the batter is smooth. It should have the consistency of pancake batter; neither too thick nor too thin. Few lumps are fine. Don’t worry about it.
- Preheat the waffle iron and spray it with cooking spray both on the top and bottom part of the mold so that the lid won’t stick to the batter when you close it. Make waffles according to the manufacturer”s instructions that come with your waffle iron.
- Serve warm banana bread waffles topped with some sliced bananas, chopped walnuts, and maple syrup.
- These banana bread waffles taste very much like a banana bread. Cornmeal makes the edges crunchy. Though it’s optional and you can substitute it with the flour itself, I recommend using it to get that amazing texture when you eat it while it is hot.
- Substitute all-purpose with your choice of any whole grain flour.
- Buttermilk can be substituted with milk and 1 tablespoon of vinegar.