Buckwheat-Banana Waffles


Buckwheat-Banana Waffles

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Stack of banana buckwheat waffles topped with banana slices, walnuts and blueberry-chia syrup

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    Buckwheat, bananas, and blueberry syrup—this updated version of waffles is going to be a hit!

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    2 c. Hy-Vee frozen blueberries
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee Select 100% pure maple syrup
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee HealthMarket chia seeds
    2 medium bananas, very ripe, mashed
    2 Hy-Vee large eggs, lightly beaten
    1 ½ c. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
    ½ c. Hy-Vee unsalted butter, melted
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee canola oil
    2 tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    2 c. buckwheat flour
    ½ c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    4 tsp. Hy-Vee baking powder
    1 ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground cinnamon
    Banana, sliced, for garnish
    Hy-Vee English walnuts, toasted, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Waffle maker
    • Large bowl
    • Whisk
    • Medium bowl
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Fork
    • Wire cooling rack


    1. Cook blueberries and maple syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat until berries soften and are heated through. Cool slightly. Place mixture in a blender; pulse until berries are broken up, leaving some large pieces. Stir in chia seeds; set aside.

    2. Lightly grease and preheat a waffle maker according to manufacturer's directions. Combine mashed bananas and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in milk, melted butter, oil, and vanilla; set aside.

    3. Whisk together flours, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda in a medium bowl. Add flour mixture to banana mixture. Stirring just until combined.

    4. Add batter to preheated waffle maker. Close lid quickly and bake according to manufacturer's directions until waffle is golden brown. When done, use a fork to lift waffle off grid; keep warm on a wire rack in a 200 degree oven. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve warm topped with blueberry-chia syrup. Garnish with banana slices and/or walnuts, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    570 Calories per serving
    2 waffles

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 33g
    • Cholesterol: 110mg
    • Sodium: 490mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 62g
    • Protein: 11g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 15%
    Vitamin C 8%
    Iron 15%
    Calcium 30%

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    Balance April 2018