Thursday, January 5, 2012


As an alternative to wheat waffles, we present a more healthy, gluten-free, original recipe for cassava waffles, which can also be a substitute for wheat bread in breakfast and meals.

Ingredients: cassava farina,* cassava flour,** eggs, baking powder, oil or butter, water

1 cup cassava farina
1/3 cup cassava flour
1 egg
2 table spoon liquid coconut oil or melted butter***
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 and 1/4 cup cold water

Original recipe ©

Combine cassava farina, cassava flour, and baking powder. Mix thoroughly. Add water. Mix thoroughly. Add egg. Mix thoroughly. Add liquid coconut oil. Mix thoroughly.
Set electric skillet to highest setting. Pour sufficient mix to cover skillet. When skillet indicates waffle is done, flip waffle over maintaining the preformed pattern and bake for another two minutes.

Yields 6 waffles

*granulated cassava grits (parched grated cassava available in West African food stores. Do not use gari, which is a coarser cassava grits)
*(available in West African food stores)
*** you may substitute other oils.