Gingerbread Waffles

I wanted to share something seasonal that would scream I-wish-I-was-in-front-of-a-fire snuggling, but a little different.  I have a little crush on Gingerbread.  Then I found these Gingerbread Waffles.  They are amazing!  Breakfast happiness on a fork, full of baking spices and that perfect cozy feeling.  These waffles will leave you feeling like you just got a big hug.  And who doesn’t need a hug?

 

 
 
Gingerbread Waffles
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Serves: About 8 waffles
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups milk
  • Juice from ½ a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1½ teaspoons ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon groudn nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, add milk and lemon juice. Stir to combine; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together melted butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and molasses, whisk to combine. Add milk mixture, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves; whisk until smooth and spices are incorporated.
  4. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients in two additions, whisking just until combined each time.
  5. Heat waffle iron and spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
  6. Add ½ cup waffle batter to waffle iron and cook 3 to 5 minutes until done and slightly browned. {I normally use ¾ cup batter in my iron, these waffles puff up a lot and cook quickly.}
  7. Serve buttered with maple syrup and powdered sugar.

Comments

  1. says

    Wow, these look great! I can't find molasses around these parts, but if by some miracle I do, these WILL be happening soon in my house. I'll probably try them just using a basic recipe and the spices alone. That'll still be yummy.

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