Prep Time

30 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Total Time

50 minutes


  • 3 cups Farafena Fonio Flour
  • ¼ cup ground flax
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs – yolks and whites separated
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • ¾ cup grapeseed, avocado, almond, or olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups milk (or non-dairy alternative)
  • Instructions

  • Beat the egg whites until firm peaks form, and then beat in the sugar a spoonful at a time until stiff and shiny.
  • In a separate large bowl whisk together egg yolks, molasses, coconut oil, vanilla and milk.
  • Add Fonio Flour, flax, salt and baking powder to wet ingredients. Mix until combined
  • Fold egg whites into batter. Do not over mix.
  • Bake waffles according to directions on your waffle iron.
  • Note: These are great to make in large batches and freeze (up to 3 months). Just pop in toaster to eat mid week.