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Waffles (using 100% organic heritage whole grain pastry flour)

These waffles are so light, not what you’d think with a whole grain flour.  Sunrise Heritage Whole Grain Pastry Flour (from White Sonora) is a delight.

Ingredients

1 C Sunrise Organic Heritage Whole Grain Pastry Flour

2 tsp non-aluminum baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/8 C sugar

1 egg

1/4 C coconut oil, melted and cooled

1 C milk

1/2 tsp vanilla

Directions

Whisk together the first 4 (dry) ingredients.

Add next 4 (wet) ingredients one at a time mixing well.

Heat waffle maker.  If using a non-coated one, heat to above 400F (as measured on an infrared thermometer). If using a coated one, follow manufacturer’s instructions.

Cook to the desired doneness and enjoy.

Organic Heritage Whole Grain Pastry Flour (White Sonora) – WOW!

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Bloody Butcher Cornmeal

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Starting A Sourdough Starter

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