Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles
Kick start your day with these delicious sweet potato waffles. They are made from homemade grain/gluten free sweet potato flour. Totally vegan friendly, perfect to eat for breakfast, brunch or even as a light snack.
Servings 2 people
Calories 379 kcal
¾ cup Sweet potato flour (100g) 1 cup gluten free oats (82g) instant or rolled oats ⅓ cup sorghum flour (40g) 1½ teaspoon baking powder (6g) 2 teaspoon psyllium husk powder (6g) or xanthan gum works too ½ teaspoon pink salt (3g) ½ teaspoon nutmeg (1g) 4 tablespoon applesauce (30g) 1¼ cup almond milk (295ml) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (4g) 2 tablespoon maple syrup (40g) optional agave works too 3 tablespoon dairy free butter (42g) melted
Add all of the ingredients to a blender. Blitz on high speed to make a smooth batter (the batter should be more on the thick side). Preheat the waffle maker and lightly spritz with olive oil. Ladle the batter onto the waffle iron.Cook the waffles until they are golden brown (this should take a few minutes). Use an egg spatula to carefully remove the waffle and repeat the above 2 steps.
You should get
2 waffles with this mixture.
Keep in mind that the waffles WON'T BE EXTREMELY firm, there will be slight softness which is normal for the ratio of flour to liquid. This is the recipe that you need for the
. Sweet Potato Flour Be sure to
spray the waffle maker iron with cooking oil, each time that you make another waffle.
I recommend using a high speed blender .i.e Vitamix or Blendtec to puree the waffle batter as it will be quite thick.
The waffle batter should be more on the thick side, don't be tempted to break down the texture too much or the overall result will be soft.
Waffle machines may vary, when using yours be sure to follow the manufacturers guidelines. You can use a
in place of applesauce. Flax Egg
You must make these waffles with another "flour" or "flour substitute. If you use sweet potato flour by itself the waffles will be soft and fall apart.
For best results, I recommend eating the waffles immediately, if you need to re-heat them I would suggest using a grill/broiler to retain their crispiness.
Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet, therefore it's not essential to add any additional sweetener unless you choose to.
This is a blender friendly recipe, you don't need to separate the dry and wet ingredients first, simply placing everything in your blender works just fine. Calories: 379 kcal | Carbohydrates: 70 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 20 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9 g | Trans Fat: 3 g | Sodium: 1070 mg | Potassium: 394 mg | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 18 g | Vitamin A: 7085 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 238 mg | Iron: 3 mg