Four-Grain Waffles

  • Yield: 6 servings


1cup nonfat buttermilk
1large whole egg
1large egg white
3tablespoons vegetable oil
2/3cup all-purpose flour
1/2cup whole wheat flour
1/4cup cornmeal
1/3cup rolled oats
2 1/4teaspoons baking powder
2tablespoons sugar


  1. Combine the buttermilk, whole egg, egg white, and oil in a large bowl.
  2. Combine the flours, cornmeal, rolled oats, baking powder, and sugar in a separate bowl.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir just until moistened.
  4. Preheat the waffle iron to medium-high. Lightly spray it with vegetable oil. Pour about ¾ cup of the batter onto the waffle iron and cook until the waffles are crisp, golden, and cooked through, 3 to 6 minutes per waffle.

*If you don’t have buttermilk, you can sour regular milk by adding 1 tablespoon of either lemon juice or white vinegar to 1 cup of warmed milk. Let it rest for 10 to 15 minutes before using.

From Healthy Cooking: At Home With the Culinary Institute of America; Wiley 2010