Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles
These Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles are a fab slimming breakfast idea, perfect if you're following a diet plan like Weight Watchers, or calorie counting!
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Waffles? On a slimming or calorie controlled diet?! It’s true! You can enjoy this restaurant style brunch favourite without compromising your goals.
Crispy on the outside but fluffy and light on the inside, these waffles are so easy to make and taste so good. You don’t need any fancy machines, just an inexpensive silicon mould. The best bit is these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles are so versatile, you could try with your favourite fruit and flavourings, and serve with a dollop of sweetened quark or flavoured yoghurt. Les us know your favourite combinations!
What diets are these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles suitable for?
This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
You can find all the ingredients you need to make this recipe in the supermarket.
They only cost a few pounds and are really useful to make loads of our other sweet and savoury waffle recipes!
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You will need a waffle mould to make them, and you can pick one up from Amazon!
You can use a square waffle mould if you prefer a more traditional shape.
How many calories are in these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
There are 402 calories in each portion of our slimming friendly Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles. This means it falls into our Weekly Indulgence recipe category.
This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
Blitz the oats in a food processor, until they are quite fine.
Mix all the ingredients together, apart from the strawberries, and stir until smooth.
Pour the mixture into a waffle mould.
Bake at 180°C for 15 – 20 minutes or until the waffles are firm to the touch.
Turn them out onto a baking tray and cook for a further 4 or 5 minutes.
Top with the fresh strawberries and serve with some sweetened, flavoured Quark.
What should you should serve with Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
These waffles are served with strawberries, but you could also serve with any of the following;
- Sweetened Quark
- Fat Free Yoghurt
- Agave Syrup
- Fresh/Frozen Fruit
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
How do you know when these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles are cooked?
You should cook these waffles until they are crisp on the outside. They should be cooked through but still soft in the centre.
This should take approx 20-30 minutes in an oven.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles in the fridge?
Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat this dish within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
Place the waffles on a baking tray and cook in an oven set to 170ºC for 10-15 minutes until hot – just keep an eye on them to ensure they don’t burn.
You could reheat these in the microwave for 5-6 minutes until piping hot. They probably won’t be as crispy this way.
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Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles
These Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles are a fab slimming breakfast idea, perfect if you’re following a diet plan like Weight Watchers, or calorie counting!
- KCals 402
- Carbs 36G
- Blitz the oats in a food processor, until they are quite fine
- Mix all the ingredients together, apart from the strawberries, and stir until smooth
- Pour the mixture into a waffle mould
- Bake at 180°C for 15 - 20 minutes or until the waffles are firm to the touch
- Turn them out onto a baking tray and cook for a further 4 or 5 minutes
- Top with the fresh strawberries and serve with some sweetened, flavoured quark or your preferred accompaniment!
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Valerie ScottFriday 23rd September 2022
I assume you can cook these in a waffle machine?
HollyMonday 26th September 2022
Hey Valerie, yes you can cook the waffles in a waffle maker, it’s best to follow the instructions for your machine when cooking, hope that helps!
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