Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffles

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffles
Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffles

I’ve been meaning to post this Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffle recipe for some time now and, given that it’s National Waffle Day, why not?

Oatmeal is a food and fiber that I’ve always loved, be it in cookies, for breakfast, or in granola bars. Now I’m loving oatmeal in waffles. It also seems like waffles are all the rage these days, so I’ve probably been craving them subliminally. Have you seen the chicken and waffle recipes on Instagram and social media? What about waffle sandwiches at brunch? I admit to partaking in the latter.

When I was looking around for an oatmeal waffle recipe, I came across lots of them: gluten free, vegan, sugar-free. I tried many versions and tweaked the sugar levels. Interestingly, many used maple syrup, but I just stuck to regular sugar, to keep the batter thick. I played around with the fruit ingredients, sometimes using applesauce from a jar and sometimes increasing the fresh fruit content to where I didn’t include any applesauce.

The thing about this strawberry banana oatmeal waffle recipe is that it’s pretty forgiving. As long as it’s not too runny or too thick, a waffle iron can handle it! I also make it in a big glass measuring cup, which makes pouring it onto the waffle iron very easy.

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffles

Ingredients:
1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cup quick oats
1 T baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup milk
2 T canola oil
2 T sugar
1 t vanilla
1 cup mashed banana
1/2 cup chopped strawberries

Method:
Combine milk, oil, sugar, and vanilla
Add flour, oats, baking powder, salt, and mix until well combined
Fold in the mashed bananas and strawberries
Make in the waffle iron of your choice

Substitutions:
Use almond milk or any milk of your choice
Use gluten-free flour

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffles
Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffles

Do you like oatmeal in your waffles? Let me know what combinations you’ve tried! Enjoy.

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2 thoughts on “Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Waffles

  1. I follow your blog religiously; I am always interested in your tasty recipes and tips for a beautiful lifestyle. I do recall that you were going to Lebanon; I particularly am interested in that topic – you are always so informative and current; can we expect a blog post soon?
    Awaiting anxiously!

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