Eating gluten-free? You can now add waffles back onto your list of breakfast favorites. Our gluten-free waffle recipe is extra tasty thanks to the addition of Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters.
1½ cup gluten-free flour (start with ½ cup, use no more than 2 cups)
1½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
2 Tbsp sugar
3 cups buttermilk (or choice of milk with a drop of lemon juice to sour)
1 cup sour cream (or sweet cream/plain yogurt)
¼ cup melted butter (or coconut oil/shortening)
Step By Step Homemade Gluten-Free Waffles Recipe Directions:
Step 1: Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
Step 2: Set aside. Mix together egg, sugar, buttermilk and sour cream in medium bowl and stir in butter.
Step 3: Pour liquid ingredients into bowl with dry ingredients and blend together.
Step 4” Batter should be light and creamy. If batter is too thick, add additional milk to thin.
Step 5: Let stand for 2-3 minutes. Pour batter into waffle iron and cook according to directions.
Step 6: Garnish with Betsy’s Best.
Step 7: Enjoy your homemade gluten-free waffles!
Remember gluten-free doesn’t have to be flavorless! Your mouth will water in anticipation as you prepare Betsy’s tasty homemade gluten-free waffle recipe. Not only are these waffles tasty, thanks to Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter they will fuel you to an extra productive day.
Maybe you do know, but more than likely you don’t know what half of the ingredients are unless you are a food scientist. Do you ever imagine an actual scientist hovering over their Bunsen burner with a test tube, mixing chemicals together to discover interactions that will give foods a longer shelf life, slow rancidity, or preserve food texture and consistency? You would think with all of the preservatives in foods we would never age!
Some ingredients are natural and beneficial, where others, even though considered Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) by the FDA, are still under speculation for possible long term health effects. Below I have decoded those suspicious words found on so many food labels to help clarify what you are actually eating. (Source: FDA)
18 Important Ingredient Types to Know on Food Labels
Color Additives FD&C Blue Nos. 1 and 2, FD&C Green No. 3, FD&C Red Nos. 3 and 40, FD&C Yellow No. 5 (tartrazine) and No. 6, Orange B, Citrus Red No. 2, annatto extract, beta-carotene, grape skin extract, cochineal extract or carmine, paprika oleoresin, caramel color, fruit and vegetable juices, saffron (Note: Exempt color additives are not required to be declared by name on labels but may be declared simply as colorings or color added)
Flavor & Spices Natural flavoring, artificial flavor, and spices
Not all food additives are harmful for your health, but some are and knowing how to read a food label is important. We take special pride in the fact that Betsy’s Best uses the highest quality ingredients and food that supplies the body with nutrients. Eating healthy can taste good and be good for you! That is the Betsy’s Best way.