Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Strawberries & Cream Waffles

Posts are going to be a bit sparse this week, because WD and I volunteer our time each year to help out at the Tennis Challenger Tournament.

I like WD to start off his ballrunning mornings right, so I made some Strawberries & Cream Waffles.

Start by whisking 4 egg yolks, 1 1/2 cups water, 1/2 cup applesauce(if you have some of that strawberry flavored applesauce, now would be a great time to use it,) and 1/4 cup oil or melted butter in a large bowl.

Add 1/2 cup brown rice flour, 1/2 cup coconut flour, 1 cup white rice flour, 1/2 cup arrowroot starch, 1/2 cup tapioca flour, 1 tbsp baking soda, 1 tbsp baking powder, and 1/4 tsp salt.  The mixture will be quite thick.

In your mixer, whip up 4 egg whites to stiff peak.

Fold egg whites into the batter.

Chop up a handful of fresh strawberries.

Fold strawberries into the batter.

Pour 1 cup of the batter into your waffle iron.  I like a nice thick Belgian style waffle, and love my Presto flip-side waffle iron.  Flip the iron over after closing it.

After 4 minutes remove your waffle, and drizzle on a glaze of 3 tbsps half & half mixed with enough powdered sugar(a bit more than a cup) to make a glaze.

You could stop here, but I'm a more is more kind of gal.  So I topped these with some strawberry sauce(berries, sugar, & grand marnier heated until it thickens,) and fresh whipped cream spirals.

Thanks for popping in and cooking with me.  I'm linking up to Gluten-Free Homemaker's Gluten-Free Wednesdays and Mangoes and Chutney's Fat Camp Friday.
PhotobucketHearth and Soul Hop at the Alternative Health and NutritionFunky Junk's Sat Nite Special


  1. So nice of you to help out:) These look so yummy...thanks for sharing them.


  2. Cool about the tourney, and the waffles look delicious.

    You just reminded me that I'd promised Prince Go-for-it waffles for dinner tonight. I was thinking we'd just be through the wedding and it'd fit my tired energy level. But I over-estimated the energy level and under-estimated the amount of much-easier-to-serve leftovers. :-)

  3. Ok, I open your blog in the middle of the night. Now I am totally hungry! Love having waffles with strawberry as well:)

  4. You had me at strawberry and cream!! Helping others is such an amazing feeling.

  5. Call me crazy but I want these waffles for super!! Yum Yum

  6. That's so nice you volunteer! And those waffles look and sound so good!! I haven't had breakfast yet and now I want those WAFFLES...MMMM!

  7. Those waffles look amazing. I love that there are strawberries in them! Thank you for sharing another yummy recipe with the Hearth and Soul Blog Hop. Enjoy your week at the tournament!!

  8. Those waffles look good. I should not have looked since I haven't had lunch because now I'm wanting waffles in a bad way!

  9. Going to try this, laxsupermom!

    I am bored with my gf recipe now, and I think that mix of flours will work nicely.

    The addition of strawberries alone...


  10. In the midst of making these...I had to sub almond flour for coconut. B/c I ran out...


  11. These look so tasty! I love homemade waffles... my boyfriend will love these this weekend :D

  12. I mentioned this recipe on my site today, as I have been tinkering with it!




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