Reprinted with permission from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Sugar-Free Cooking and Baking by Liz Scott (Alpha Books, 2012)

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Makes 6 to 8 waffles


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 (1 g) packet concentrated sugar substitute
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
3 large eggs
1/4 cup vegetable oil


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs and vegetable oil. Add to the flour mixture, and stir with a fork until well combined. Let mixture rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat a waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions, and lightly coat with cooking spray. Pour the batter into the waffle iron in batches, and cook for about five minutes or until the waffle is crisp and golden.
  4. Serve hot with your favorite toppings, such as strawberries, yogurt and a light dusting of powdered sugar.

Per serving 223 calories, 7 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 11 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 81 mg cholesterol, 497 mg sodium

Helpful Hint: Cook up an extra batch of waffles and freeze for breakfast later in the week.

Source: From our sister publication Diabetes Focus Spring 2013

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at

Published: 20 Feb 2013

Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015