Weekend Brunch: Yummy Nutmeg Waffles
Make the weekend special with this recipe that will win everyone over. The aromatic scent of the nutmeg will perk everyone up, and then the taste won’t let them down. Top these yummy nutmeg waffles with your favorite fruit like blueberries, bananas or strawberries. Throw in two fried sunny side up eggs to complete the meal. After breakfast, you can also make an extra batch of these tender, golden waffles to eat the next morning. Just cook, let cook and refrigerate. Saving for two days later or more? Wrap them in plastic or foil and pop the waffles in the toaster and reheat on hurried mornings. Recipe courtesy of Taste of Home.
Weekend Breakfast: Yummy Nutmeg Waffles
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup fat-free milk
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Butter and maple syrup, optional
1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and baking soda.
2. In another bowl, combine the egg, milk, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients until smooth.
3. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown.
4. Serve with fresh blueberries, butter and syrup if desired.
Yield: 8 waffles.
2 waffles (calculated without butter and syrup) equals 196 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 518 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.