For the Cinnamon Waffles
1 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
2 t. sugar
1/4 t. baking soda
1 cup milk
1 egg, separated
1 T. olive oil
1 t. vanilla extract
For the Apple Topping
1 apple, diced
1/2 t. cinnamon
2 t. brown sugar
1/2 T. butter
To Make the Cinnamon Waffles
Preheat your waffle maker.
In a large bowl whisk together the flour, cinnamon, salt, sugar, and baking soda.
In two small bowls separate the egg yolk and white.
In the bowl with the egg yolk add the milk, oil, and vanilla and whisk together.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir together.
Whisk the egg white until stiff peaks form and then fold it into the waffle batter.
Depending on the size of your waffle maker add 3/4-1 cup of the batter.
Bake the waffles until they are golden brown.
To Make the Apple Topping
Melt the butter in a medium sized skillet over medium high heat.
Add the diced apple, brown sugar, and cinnamon and stir together.
Cook the apple mixture for about 3 minutes or until the apple has softened slightly and caramelized.
Serve the waffles topped with apple topping and maple syrup if desired.