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Waffles with Peach-Berry Compote

This recipe was created one summer Sunday morning when I was looking for a healthier alternative to butter and maple syrup to top my waffles. I was amazed at the results! —Brandi Waters, Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
  • Makes
    12 waffles (1-1/2 cups compote)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped peeled fresh or frozen peaches
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh or frozen strawberries
  • BATTER:
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the peaches, orange juice, brown sugar and cinnamon; bring to a boil over medium heat. Add berries; cook and stir for 8-10 minutes or until thickened.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flours, flax, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Combine the buttermilk, orange juice, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Serve with compote.
Nutrition Facts
2 waffles with 1/4 cup compote: 251 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 324mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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