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A healthy, delicious breakfast for the whole family! Lure sleepyheads out of bed with these Belgian-style waffles made from three main ingredients: peanut butter, eggs, and mashed overripe bananas. Each waffle packs about 30 grams of protein but tastes like a treat, and because they freeze well, they're as easy as cereal on a hectic morning.

Martha Stewart Living, September 2018


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15 mins
30 mins
Makes 4


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  • Preheat waffle iron.

  • In a bowl, whisk together mashed bananas, baking powder, salt, and cornstarch. Whisk in eggs until smooth; whisk in peanut butter.

  • Pour 1 cup batter into iron; cook per manufacturer's instructions (4 to 5 minutes). Serve immediately, or transfer to a wire rack set over a rimmed baking sheet in a 200-degree oven to keep warm. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve with butter, raspberries, and sliced bananas; drizzle with maple syrup.

Cook's Notes

Be sure to use really ripe bananas to minimize starchiness here. You can also freeze overripe bananas in their skins, then defrost and peel when you're in the mood for waffles.


If you don't have an iron, just drop the mix straight into a skillet for powerhouse pancakes.