When I told my 10-year-old I was going to call these Fluffy Applesauce Waffles she said “I think you should name them Best. Waffles. Ever!” So, I think that’s a pretty good sign she liked them. :) This waffle recipe is the perfect way to spice up breakfast this fall …I hope your kids dig them as much as mine do!
Sponsor Shoutout: Bob’s Red Mill
For this recipe I used Bob’s Red Mill Organic Whole Wheat Pastry Flour. The lighter texture of this flour really made these waffles light and fluffy and was honestly a perfect combination with the cinnamon and applesauce. And that’s because whole wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. This flour is a great way to make really tender baked goods – I’ll definitely be using it again soon just to switch things up!
(PS – This is part of my baking series this fall …check out the first post here.)
Fluffy Applesauce Waffles
Preheat the waffle iron. Whisk the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together in a bowl. Make a well (hole) in the center and drop in the milk, melted butter, applesauce, and egg yolks. Mix together until well combined and set aside.
Meanwhile use an electric mixer to beat the egg whites until fluffy and forming stiff peaks. Carefully fold the egg whites into the batter - do not overmix. Follow manufacturers instructions with your waffle iron to make the batter into waffles. Enjoy!
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