Recipes and Cooking Buttermilk-Banana Waffles 4.8 (5) 2 Reviews Start your day with this healthy banana waffle recipe. Homemade waffles are so much better than the boxed mix variety, and these banana buttermilk waffles offer an extra upgrade: a fresh fruit topping. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 1, 2015 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Freeze Time: 1 hrs Heat Time: 15 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 12 to 16 (4-inch) waffles Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cup buttermilk or sour milk* ½ cup vegetable oil or butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup chopped banana Directions In a medium bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in the center of flour mixture. In another medium bowl combine eggs, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be slightly lumpy). Gently fold in banana. Add batter to a preheated, lightly greased waffle baker according to the manufacturer's directions (use a regular or Belgian waffle baker). Close lid quickly; do not open until done. Bake according to the manufacturer's directions. When done, use a fork to lift waffle off grid. Repeat with the remaining batter. Cool waffles completely. Place waffles in a single layer on baking sheets and freeze for 1 to 2 hours or until firm. Transfer to a freezer bag or container; seal and freeze for up to 2 months. To serve, preheat oven to 300°F. Place frozen waffles on a baking sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until warm and crisp. * To make 2 cups sour milk, place 2 tablespoons lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 2 cups total liquid; stir. Let stand for 5 minutes before using. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 196 Calories 11g Fat 20g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 196 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 34mg 11% Sodium 197mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 20g 7% Total Sugars 5g Protein 5g Vitamin C 1.2mg 6% Calcium 89mg 7% Iron 1.1mg 6% Potassium 128mg 3% Folate, total 41mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.