Recipe: Gingerbread Waffles

We are way past gingerbread season, I know. But I saw gingerbread waffles on the menu of our favorite breakfast place a few weeks back and I knew I had to make my own version.

Domestocrat’s Gingerbread Waffles (makes 6 waffles)
2/3 cups white whole wheat flour (I use King Arthur’s White Whole Wheat)
1 cup whole wheat flour (I use King Arthur’s Whole Wheat Flour)
1/2 tsp. salt
3 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. ground flax seed
3/4 tsp. cocoa powder
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. vanilla
1 cup milk (I use Almond Breeze’s unsweetened vanilla almond milk)
1 egg
4 tbsp. molasses
2 tbsp. EVOO
2 tbsp. agave
Your choice of waffle toppings: powdered sugar, syrup, agave, butter, etc.

First mix the dry ingredients together in a big bowl, then add in the wet ingredients, and stir until the batter fully comes together.

IMG_5986-2IMG_5995-2IMG_5997-2

Pre-heat your waffle maker according to the manufacturer’s directions, spray with non-stick cooking spray, add in the batter, and cook per your waffle maker’s instructions. My waffle maker takes about 5-6 minutes to cook. When the waffles are done, remove from the waffle maker to cool and add the second round of batter. Cool the waffles for a minute or two before serving. Use a wire cooling rack to cool the waffles rather than a plate – unless you want a soggy mess.

IMG_5999-2

The molasses and cinnamon in these waffles really brings the gingerbread flavor to the party. I can’t help but think of the holidays and that’s a very good thing.

IMG_6004-2

These waffles are best topped with syrup and powdered sugar, but you could serve them up any way you like.

IMG_6005-2

About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, kettlecorn, hot yoga, pop punk, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.
This entry was posted in Recipes and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Recipe: Gingerbread Waffles

  1. Pingback: Another Year of Healthy Meals (v2.0) | Domestocrat

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s