Cooking: GF sweet potato waffles

This is an alternative to the GF waffles I made previously; they use sweet potato to help give a better texture. They work surprising well!


Ingredients

This will make 6 waffles

  • 1x large sweet potato, roasted and mashed
  • ½ cup Gluten free self raising flour
    I used Doves Farm Gluten free white self raising flour for this – its a blend of rice, potato, tapioca, maize & buckwheat flours, combined with some raising agents and xanthan gum so it’ll hold its structure
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp nutmug
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • ½tsp salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1tbsp butter, melted

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Method

  1. The day before, roast the sweet potato at 180C / GM5 for ~hour. I insert a metal skewer through it to help cook the middle faster
    Leave to cool and then remove the skin
    Mash well and put in the fridge
  2. Pre-heat waffle maker at High
  3. Put all ingredients into a blender; blend well
  4. Cook for 2-3 minutes per waffle

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End result

These worked better than the previous ones I made; the texture was much better and they felt more filling.

That said, they were quite high in calories so its definitely not something I’d have very often!

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Nutrition

The following is just an estimate of the nutirional values for this, based on the ingredients and weights used.

Per 100g Per waffle
Kcal 238 223
Fat 11.6g 10.8g
Saturated fat 3.6g 3.4g
Carbs 27.2g 25.5g
Sugars 4.7g 4.4g
Fibre 2.7g 2.5g
Protein 7g 6.5g

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