Banana waffles. A simple and easy to make waffle recipe that is perfect for breakfast. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and perfect with some butter spread on top! If you have leftover bananas to use up, this banana waffles from scratch recipe is perfect!
Banana Waffles Recipe
Banana waffles are a sweet waffle that is perfect for breakfast. Make these waffles in the morning and add some butter, slices of fresh banana on top, and a drizzle of maple syrup (the real stuff!) and you have an amazing breakfast. These banana waffles also freeze amazingly so you can make a large batch of them at once, freeze them and enjoy banana waffles for breakfast on busy mornings too.
Waffles and pancakes are my go to items when I am stocking the freezer with breakfast foods. I like making large batches, wrapping them up, and freezing them so breakfast time in our busy household is easier. This banana waffle recipe is one my kids have been enjoying for years, I know you family is going to love them too!
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How Many Waffles does this recipe make?
This homemade Waffles recipe makes 3 waffles in a standard circle waffle maker. You can easily double and triple this easy blueberry waffle recipe to make as many waffles as you need. If you are planning to make a large batch, do yourself a favor and get one of the family sized waffle makers.
Do I need to preheat the waffle maker?
It is also important that you preheat your waffle maker before adding in any batter. I find letting it preheat for 5-10 minutes is perfect. So a bit after I am done mixing all of my homemade waffle ingredients together, I plug the waffler maker in so it can preheat while my batter sits.
Do I need to let waffle batter sit?
You might also be wondering if letting the batter sit is a must. My answer is yes. If you are a pinch on time, then you can start pouring the batter on the waffle maker as soon as you are done mixing it. However I find that the sitting time makes for better end results.
How do you make waffles crispy on the outside but fluffy on the inside?
A crispy waffles is an important thing to have when you are making homemade waffles. To make sure you have crispy waffles instead of soggy waffles having a hot waffle iron is the most important thing. If the waffle iron is not heated completely then you will end up with a soggy waffle.
How long do you cook waffles in a waffle maker?
Depending on the brand of waffle maker this can differ so it is important to check the instructions for the specific waffle maker that you have, but normal cook times for making waffles in a waffle maker is 4-6 minutes.
How long will waffles last in the fridge?
If you are making a batch of waffles for the week you might not want to freeze them. That is ok, you can store waffles in the fridge for 2-3 days in an airtight container.
How to reheat waffles from the Fridge
To reheat them use your toaster and put the waffles in the toaster on the medium setting for 2-4 minutes.
How to Freeze Homemade Waffles
This waffle recipe freezes great. All you have to do is let the waffles cool, then freeze them in a single layer on a baking sheet. Once the waffles are frozen wrap them in plastic wrap with the serving size you normally cook when you have a waffle. Be sure they are wrapped tight with the plastic wrap, then store them in a freezer bag.
How long do homemade waffles last in the freezer?
Frozen waffles will last for up to 3 months in the freezer.
How to reheat Frozen waffles
The first way to reheat frozen waffles is to put them in the toaster on the medium setting for 2-4 minutes depending on your toaster. You can also use the microwave for 30-45 seconds to a minute to reheat frozen waffles. I personally prefer using the toaster because it avoids them getting soggy.
Banana Waffles Ingredients
- 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 banana mashed
- 2 cup whole milk
- 2/3 cup vegetable oil
- 2 egg
- 3 teaspoons sugar
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
How to Make Banana Waffles
In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
In another bowl mix the banana, milk, oil, eggs, sugar, and vanilla together.
Combine the wet and dry ingredients just until combined, don’t over mix.
Let the batter sit for 30 minutes and preheat your waffle maker.
Cook your waffles according to the directions of your waffle maker.
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- In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
- In another bowl mix the banana, milk, oil, eggs, sugar, and vanilla together.Combine the wet and dry ingredients just until combined, don’t over mix.
- Let the batter sit for 30 minutes and preheat your waffle maker.
- Cook your waffles according to the directions of your waffle maker.