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Belgian Waffles

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This is an unusual Belgian Waffles recipe using crabapple juice, vegetable broth, cooked beans and gluten free flours.

Belgian Waffles

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup crabapple juice (or substitute of choice)
1 cup leftover vegetable broth
1 cup cooked beans (or sweet potato; see variations)
1/2 cup glutinous rice flour
1/2 cup white rice flour
1/2 cup potato starch
2 tablespoons baking powder
Dash sea salt (or small amount of regular salt)
Optional: Nuts, such as pecans

Recipe Directions

Place all ingredients in blender, including the nuts if desired. Heat waffle maker and place batter on hot waffle maker (you can use an ice cream scoop as a measure). The batter will overflow if there is too much, but the waffle will be too dry if you have too little. Do a test run to see how much you will need.

Cook the first waffle about 5 minutes; the others should be checked by about 4 minutes. Makes about 8 waffles.

Serve with fresh fruit or dried fruit puree. The author recommends a combination of pumpkin seed butter and rice syrup. The leftovers freeze well and make excellent sandwiches.

Recipe Variations

  • Use part buckwheat flour.
  • Use chickpeas and part chickpea flour.
  • Use sweet potato in place of beans.