Gingerbread Waffles

(3 servings)

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 6 Tablespoon (3/4 stick) butter - melted
Preheat waffle iron to medium.

In a small bowl, beat the eggs until light and frothy. Add sugar, molasses and buttermilk, then beat.

In a large bowl, sift together the flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Add to batter and stir until smooth, then add butter and combine.

Pour about 1/2 to 3/4 cup batter into very hot waffle iron and bake for 4 to 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Perfect for holiday brunch! Includes flavors that bring to mind a warm fireplace in the winter: ginger, cloves and cinnamon.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Checkers for this recipe.

Recipe number 229. Submitted 5/6/2002.