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Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Maple Syrup

Ā  Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Maple Syrup

Hi! It’s Monday already..seriously, where did the weekend go? I didn’t realize it was Sunday night until about 10 o’clock last night. Oops! I hope you all had a very, very Happy Easter or Passover! We had a busy, fun-filled weekend, full of delicious food, sweets, a little baking, and lots of cooking! We spent Easter at my moms house and it was fabulous! We never go wrong there…I swear I get any cooking chops I have from her..she’s wonderful! I did make these incredible stuffed mushrooms though..ohmahgah..I can’t wait to share them with you guys..they were gone 10 minutes after they came out of the oven. Seriously..the best..I got lots of compliments and recipe requests..coming soon!

Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Maple Syrup

What I really want to talk about today though are these Banana Waffles. With Peanut Butter Maple Syrup. I know, I know..Banana and PB are a very popular combo, but honestly folks, these are probably the best waffles Ive ever had. Uh-huh, and I’m not even a huge banana fanatic. The peanut butter maple syrup, MAKES these babies. Some people already spread PB on their waffles, but guys, melt it together with maple syrup, THEN pour it on…ahh I can hear the birds chirping. (<– huh?)

Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Maple Syrup

There is no sugar in these, just a tad bit of honey, and hardly any butter at all. They’re made with with half whole wheat flour and ground flax-seed, oh and there is fruit in it. I mean, these are practically a health food. Like my other waffle and pancake recipes, I always make the whole bowl of batter and freeze them. I pop them in the toaster or microwave for my son and/IĀ  to eat all week. These banana waffles are no exception! They freeze and reheat perfectly! These waffles are definitely my favorite to date!

Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Maple Syrup

Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Maple Syrup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6-8 large waffles


    For the Waffles
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup ground flax-seed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups fat free milk
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • cooking spray
  • For the Syrup
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter


  1. In a large bowl whisk together the flours, flax-seed, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set them Aside
  2. Turn on and heat up your waffle iron
  3. In a medium sized bowl whisk together the milk, honey, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla.
  4. Mash in the bananas and mix until well incorporated.
  5. Fold the wet ingredients into the fry until just mixed.
  6. Spray your waffle iron with cooking spray, add about 1/2 cup batter and cook according to manufacturers instructions.
  7. For the Syrup, combine the maple syrup and peanut butter in a small pot over low heat, and mix together for 3-4 minutes until well combined.
  8. Pour the warm syrup over the waffles, top with additional bananas if desired and Enjoy!

Waffles Adapted from: Cooking Light

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  • Reply Kelly @ Hidden Fruits and Veggies

    I’m soooo in love with PB maple syrup. I usually do a super unhealthy ratio of almost 1:1 PB and syrup (weekend splurge… totally okay?!) and actually pour it over banana pancakes. I like the idea of a banana waffle though — less of the syrup will be able to escape!

    April 1, 2013 at 1:41 pm
    • Reply Alaina

      haha I like your thinking! Weekend splurging is completely acceptable!

      April 3, 2013 at 12:59 am
  • Reply Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies

    Peanut butter maple syrup?! Oh my gosh. I never knew such a thing existed, but now I need to try it immediately.

    April 1, 2013 at 10:40 pm
    • Reply Alaina

      ohh yesss, you must! you must! Its my new favorite! šŸ™‚

      April 3, 2013 at 1:00 am
  • Reply Ashley

    These look unreal! Peanut butter maple syrup what?!!!

    April 2, 2013 at 12:06 am
    • Reply Alaina

      haha I know, right?! Its pretty insanely amazing!

      April 3, 2013 at 1:19 am
  • Reply Tracey

    Peanut butter maple syrup?!? You pretty much blew my mind with this one! I wish I wasn’t so lazy in the morning – I usually just grab a yogurt and go, but this would be about 100x better!

    April 2, 2013 at 2:20 pm
    • Reply Alaina

      haha it blew my mind how good it turned out! I only make breakfasts like this generally on the weekends..Im a grab and go weekday breakfast girl too! šŸ™‚ This is pretty fab though..I wouldn’t mind it daily!

      April 3, 2013 at 1:21 am
  • Reply Jen

    Peanut butter maple syrup sounds too delicious! All the family would go crazy for it, great idea šŸ™‚

    April 3, 2013 at 9:34 am
    • Reply Alaina

      Thank you! Hope you enjoy..we went pretty nuts over the syrup too! šŸ™‚

      April 3, 2013 at 1:13 pm
  • Reply sally @ sallys baking addiction

    Alaina, that peanut butter maple syrup alone has me salivating to try these. šŸ™‚ They look wonderful !I love banana and peanut butter together. Saving this recipe!

    April 3, 2013 at 6:13 pm
    • Reply Alaina

      Thank you!! I cant stop making it!

      April 4, 2013 at 1:05 am
  • Reply Michelle @ My Gluten-free Kitchen

    My kids & hubby ALWAYS spread peanut butter on their pancakes & waffles, then pour on the syrup. Why did I never think of combining them as a new syrup?! What a great idea! I’m totally doing this next time and I’m sure to score big points with my boys! šŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing!

    April 4, 2013 at 1:39 am
    • Reply Alaina

      hahah I hope you do! I can’t stop making it! I bet they’ll love it if they already love that combo!

      April 5, 2013 at 1:26 am
  • Reply alex

    I”m sorry but I just can’t even stand how awesome this is!

    April 12, 2013 at 3:54 am
    • Reply Alaina

      hahaha thank you..I definitely love it!

      April 12, 2013 at 1:08 pm
  • Reply Becky

    I’m planning to make these in the morning. Could I substitute extra flour for the 1/4 c flax seed?

    February 22, 2014 at 8:35 pm
    • Reply Alaina

      Sorry for the delay in response! You can definitely sub flour, but I wouldn’t do the entire 1/4 cup, or they could be to dry. Try 2 Tablespoons! Hope this helps!

      February 24, 2014 at 12:18 pm
  • Reply Michelle

    Making these right how for dinner! Waffles smell amazing. The syrup isn’t combining for me. It’s specks of peanut butter on top of the syrup. Guess it matter what kind? I’m using organic sure maple syrup and wegmans organic PB. But it has the oil, etc in it just like others so I’m not sure what the difference would be.

    September 9, 2014 at 4:54 pm
    • Reply Alaina

      Funny, I just made these yesterday! Sometimes the syrup takes a little time to come together. Try removing it from the heat and letting it sit for a few minutes before stirring it again, mine had to cool down slightly first, but it did come together! hope this helps, and hope you enjoy!

      September 9, 2014 at 6:09 pm

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