Watermelon Oat Flour Waffles

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It’s a beautiful day & everyone is home. Start with a breakfast that kids will adore. Watermelon Oat Flour Waffles from scratch. Make the watermelon cubes small enough to fit in the waffle holes. They’ll love it!

A bowl of watermelon cut into cubes or scooped into balls is always welcomed at breakfast, but here are some ideas from the National Watermelon Promotion Board to try as well.

  • Top a grain-based cereal like corn flakes or oatmeal with bite-size bits.
  • Make Watermelon Donuts for a grab-and-go delight, perfect on hectic mornings.
  • Freeze cubes overnight and use them in place of ice with your favorite smoothie ingredients.
  • Put a twist on a breakfast favorite with these Watermelon Oat Flour Waffles.
  • Add a layer of oat crumble to a bowl of watermelon balls for a savory, satisfying treat.
  • Cut a watermelon slice in shapes with a cookie cutter.
Watermelon Oat Flour Waffles

These Watermelon Oat Flour Waffles by Renata Stanko won an honorable mention in the 2018 Use the Whole Watermelon recipe contest. The fluffy waffles take on a pink hue from the watermelon juice and pair well with sweet powdered sugar, tart Greek yogurt and dish elevating mint. If you have any

You will need a Belgian or regular waffle iron for this recipe.

Watermelon Oat Flour Waffles


  • 1 cup old-fashioned or regular oats
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup watermelon juice
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 egg whites
  • nonstick cooking spray


  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 cups watermelon, diced 1/2 inch
  • fresh mint leaves
  • powdered sugar (optional)
  • honey (optional)
  1. Preheat Belgian or regular waffle iron.
  2. In blender, process oat flakes into flour.
  3. In bowl, mix oat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt. Mix in watermelon juice and oil.
  4. Whip egg whites into stiff peaks and fold into batter.
  5. Spray hot waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray. Pour batter into waffle iron and bake 3-4 minutes, or according to waffle iron instructions. Repeat with remaining batter.
  6. Garnish waffles with yogurt; watermelon cubes; mint sprigs; powdered sugar, if desired; and honey, if desired.

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