Simple Spelt Waffles

Love These Spelt Waffles | ASpicyPerspective.comThese easy to love Spelt Waffles, will make your healthy new year breakfasts more appealing!

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Sometimes I can’t resist a naughty breakfast like brownie belgiam waffles, or caramel apple cinnamon rolls.

Then I straighten my halo and take a recipe the other direction. When I’m really on my A-game, no one even notices!

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These golden spelt waffles are a healthy recipe my family adores.

They are light, airy and crisp. The perfect platform for pure maple syrup. Plus the spelt offers a wondrously nutty essence, that you just don’t get with plain old flour.

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Surprisingly, these are my families favorite waffles. They do not miss the white-processed flour. They do not miss the handful of white sugar; and they do not miss the additional 1/4 cup of oil that I took out.

So you can eat your crispy spelt waffles on Saturday morning, without a single ounce of guilt, and still have dessert Saturday night!

Sounds like a winner to me.

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58 comments on “Simple Spelt Waffles

  1. rebeccaposted January 30, 2011 at 9:55 pm Reply

    lovely waffles and congrats so excited for you

  2. Jeanneposted January 30, 2011 at 10:04 pm Reply

    I love spelt bread – but have not tried to make anything with spelt flour… looking forward to trying this!!

  3. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchenposted January 30, 2011 at 10:28 pm Reply

    I’ve never baked with spelt flour before. These look so light and crispy, I’m guessing the seltzer water is one of the secrets. Can’t wait for the cooking class!

  4. A little bit of everythingposted January 30, 2011 at 10:39 pm Reply

    congratulations on your teaching lessons, Sommer.
    the waffles look so good, love the nutty flavor of the spelt flour.
    thanks for sharing, hope you’ll have a wonderful Monday

  5. Joyposted January 30, 2011 at 10:51 pm Reply

    Exciting news about your teaching gig, congratulations! Isn’t it nice to fool people into believing you’re all behaving and being nice with your food? Such a great idea to use spelt, I like using the alternative flours since they have so much extra flavour.

    By the way, the stock was sensational because my husband made it and he has the golden touch with stock. He reduced it down to a fifth of its original state and the flavour was perfectly rich without being oversalty and the fat content was perfect!

  6. Sanjeeta kkposted January 30, 2011 at 11:16 pm Reply

    The spelt Waffles look crisp and delicious! Healthy & good idea to use spelt instead of refined flour.

  7. Belinda @zomppaposted January 30, 2011 at 11:28 pm Reply

    What a thick, lovely waffle. Congrats on the class – looks awesome!

  8. Saraposted January 30, 2011 at 11:33 pm Reply

    The online class is such a cool news! Date bookmarked :) and recipe too. I have never baked with spelt flour and it’s about time I try it out. Thanks for the recipe

  9. Cherineposted January 31, 2011 at 3:56 am Reply

    Congrats!!
    Those waffles look wonderful.

  10. Tiffanyposted January 31, 2011 at 5:48 am Reply

    Oh la la! I bet the seltzer makes these so airy and amazing!

  11. The Food Houndposted January 31, 2011 at 7:21 am Reply

    Congratulations!! I bet these waffles are good, though at first glance I always pick the naughtier recipe :) But if you say they’re delish, then I’m sure they’re delish! Besides, there’s always maple syrup!!

  12. Treat and Trickposted January 31, 2011 at 7:51 am Reply

    Congratulations!! Such a great idea to use spelt flour, looks perfect!

  13. Blog is the New Blackposted January 31, 2011 at 8:00 am Reply

    Congrats!

  14. Lora @cakeduchessposted January 31, 2011 at 8:05 am Reply

    Congrats on the cooking class online!! These waffles look pretty darn good for being so (ahem)healthy;) Maybe a little Nutella drizzle to make them a little less healthy?;)

  15. Victoria @ Mission: Foodposted January 31, 2011 at 9:04 am Reply

    I’ve never used spelt flour, but I’m definitely up for making guilty foods less guilty, and yet taste awesome! These look like the perfect brunch :)

  16. Eileenposted January 31, 2011 at 10:00 am Reply

    Those waffles looks so wholesome. Love it! Congrats on your new venture – sounds like a blast!

  17. Monetposted January 31, 2011 at 10:14 am Reply

    I’m so happy to hear that you are going to be teaching a class on the Motherhood! How exciting. And I just love this recipe you shared with me today. I am craving waffles badly now! Thank you for sharing, my friend!

  18. Katerinaposted January 31, 2011 at 10:21 am Reply

    The waffles are indeed very fluffy and the news for the video are very exciting. Congratulations. If the time allows it I will try to connect.

  19. sweetlifeposted January 31, 2011 at 11:23 am Reply

    Congrats..can’t wait to see your vid…lovely waffles..hmm perfect for a lazy sunday..yum

    sweetlife

  20. carolinaheartstringsposted January 31, 2011 at 1:20 pm Reply

    Congrats on your teaching gig. How fun and exciting. These waffles look really amazing. I am trying them this week.

  21. Soniaposted January 31, 2011 at 12:20 pm Reply

    lovely waffles…and great presentation. I wud look forward to ur class !

  22. briarroseposted January 31, 2011 at 1:30 pm Reply

    Delicious! I love the spelt flour.

  23. Stellaposted January 31, 2011 at 1:55 pm Reply

    Yum, Sommer! I love whole grain spelt flour. I think a lot of people are starting to take to it too, since the gluten in it is more easily digested. Plus, who wouldn’t want to eat some waffles that look this good?! Oh, and your photos look really wonderful lately…love that!

  24. Trishposted January 31, 2011 at 3:07 pm Reply

    I’ve wanted to cook with spelt for some time now. I’m glad you shared your successful recipe…sounds delish! Congrats on your online cooking classes. Sounds wonderful!

  25. Evan @swEEtsposted January 31, 2011 at 4:42 pm Reply

    First off, congrats on your gig :) These waffles sound delicious.. I love healthy things in the morning. It’s a good thing I’m getting married this year because a waffle iron has been on the list for a looong time!

  26. Cookin' Canuckposted January 31, 2011 at 5:21 pm Reply

    I’m looking forward to watching the video class! We always make our waffles out of whole wheat flour, but have never tried spelt flour. Bookmarking and trying this!

  27. Debi (Table Talk)posted January 31, 2011 at 6:35 pm Reply

    Congrats on your new opportunity! A fantastic idea.
    News to celebrate, with a healthy waffle recipe worth celebrating too~

  28. Dmarieposted January 31, 2011 at 7:21 pm Reply

    wow, an online class…will be looking into that! I made spelt pancakes for breakfast just this morn…didn’t like them as well as my fav pancake recipe but tasty nonetheless. NEVER would’ve thought of seltzer in waffles. you’re a wizard!

  29. torviewtorontoposted January 31, 2011 at 8:02 pm Reply

    delicious healthy waffles looks good

  30. Julie M.posted January 31, 2011 at 8:31 pm Reply

    Beautiful waffles Sommer! I can’t wait to see your cooking class; I will definitely be there!

  31. Jenniferposted January 31, 2011 at 8:32 pm Reply

    I love spelt – it does make the best waffles and pancakes! My husband will only eat pancakes when they’re made out of spelt, and I think he would love these waffles – they look delicious!

  32. Lynn @ I'll Have What She's Havingposted January 31, 2011 at 8:58 pm Reply

    Your pictures are making me wish I had a waffle maker :)
    I like making treats like waffles a little healthier. I’ve never tried spelt flour, I think I’ll pick up a bag and experiment!

  33. Debbie B.posted January 31, 2011 at 9:42 pm Reply

    Congrats!! SO cool and the waffles look awesome!! Yum.

  34. Christina @ Sweet Pea's Kitchenposted January 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm Reply

    Yea! So exciting…congratulations on the online cooking class! :) These waffles look amazing!

  35. Sanura @ MyLifeRunsOnnFood.composted January 31, 2011 at 10:46 pm Reply

    In the future, I want a waffle iron/grill. These look delicious.

  36. Biren @ Roti n Riceposted February 1, 2011 at 8:05 am Reply

    I just got a new waffle iron from CSN not too long ago and have only used it once. Your spelt waffles look so crisp and delicious! Congrats on the cooking class!

  37. Kate @ Diethood.composted February 1, 2011 at 8:52 am Reply

    Congratulations, Sommer! I am making a sticky note as I write. What a great opportunity to showcase your awesome talent!

    I’m loving your breakfast up there… the waffles sound fantabulous!

  38. Trixposted February 1, 2011 at 12:25 pm Reply

    That is so awesome, congratulations!!

  39. Debbieposted February 1, 2011 at 1:35 pm Reply

    I have never heard of spelt…is that weird…but they look delish and sound healthy! I love breakfast food for dinner…maybe tonight!

  40. Pachecopattyposted February 1, 2011 at 6:14 pm Reply

    I just bought a bag of spelt flour so I will be trying your waffle recipe soon, maybe this weekend, why not?
    Congratulations on your video, sounds like a lot of fun;-)

  41. Julianaposted February 1, 2011 at 6:46 pm Reply

    The waffles look yummie, and I sure would dip them into the chocolate sauce :-) Teaching cooking classes online…awesome!

  42. Susanposted February 2, 2011 at 8:10 am Reply

    Cool new teaching thing, Sommer! It’s amazing what technology is doing for everyday folks! As for your spelt waffles, these look wonderful! I love the idea of dipping the waffle bites instead of smothering them under all the butter and maple syrup … and I love the side tidbits of healthy nuts! Kudos all around!~

  43. Sophieposted February 2, 2011 at 9:22 am Reply

    Your spelt waffles look ooh so tasty & congrats on teaching about food! Yeah to you!!

  44. Jayposted February 2, 2011 at 10:18 am Reply

    that looks super good…fantastic clicks..
    Tasty appetite

  45. Amy at TheSceneFromMeposted February 2, 2011 at 5:40 pm Reply

    I’ve wondered what people do with spelt flour! The waffles look yummy and your presentation is outstanding!

  46. girl parisposted February 2, 2011 at 10:22 pm Reply

    Hi there… I’m your new friend on Twitter = ) glad to have found your site. the photos look fabulous… you know though, I might get my knickers in a twist hunting for spelt flour here.. = )

  47. Kocineraposted February 4, 2011 at 9:14 pm Reply

    Those waffles look gorgeous! I’ve been wanting to make some for a while now, but I had never heard of using spelt flour. What a great idea! Any excuse to pour even more maple syrup on my waffles is good with me! :D

  48. Suchitraposted February 5, 2011 at 3:41 am Reply

    Congrats! you will be great with the cooking classes- waffles look amazing :)

  49. Lauraposted February 28, 2011 at 6:34 pm Reply

    So, we just ate these for dinner with eggs and so forth, and let me say, they are amazing!!! I love the full spelt flour flavor and the texture was soft and delicious. I pretty much know that if I cook off your site, I will not be disappointed! ( :

  50. JennEllenposted February 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm Reply

    Awesome Waffles! Absolutely perfect! Crispy on the outside, soft & light on the inside. We loved ’em. I’ve been searching for a great spelt recipe like this for a long time. Happy to have found your website. Can’t wait to see what I will find next. Thanks!

  51. Katie EAposted June 7, 2012 at 11:00 am Reply

    I’m standing here making these as I type this and realized I forgot the water, so mine are super thick and I only managed to get 6 out of the batch, so I will have to try this again maybe in the evening instead of this early in the morning lol. Nothing syrup won’t fix though.

  52. marthaposted January 13, 2013 at 11:43 am Reply

    Sommer – thank you for this amazing and healthy waffle recipe! It’s becoming a Sunday morning standard in our home. One thing we tried this morning is whipping the egg whites and folding them in right before we cook the waffles – it makes them even lighter and crispier. Thanks again :)

    • Sommerposted January 13, 2013 at 12:55 pm Reply

      Great tip Martha, thanks for sharing!

  53. Jenny Flakeposted May 28, 2013 at 9:20 am Reply

    Loving these waffles! Congrats on your new opportunity Sommer!!

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  56. Andi | Greenbasket.meposted January 10, 2016 at 1:01 pm Reply

    Made these this morning with half spelt flour and half oat flour, which is my default baking mix. Excellent recipe.

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