When it comes to the holiday season, the first flavor that comes to mind for many people is gingerbread. The full flavor spices mixes with the sweetness of the sugar and molasses makes a perfect combination. In these homemade gingerbread waffles, there is the touch of spice, sweet and make the perfect breakfast for the holiday season. The waffles come out super fluffy and an amazing soft texture. They are great plain, with a quick dusting of powder sugar, or go full out and top with whip cream and maple syrup. The waffles can me swapped with a gluten-free flour to make them a great flavorful gluten-free breakfast.
In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, melted butter, molasses, brown sugar, and egg until everything is well incorporated.
In a separate bowl, mix the flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, baking powder and salt together. Gradually mix the flour mixture into the wet ingredients in 2 or 3 batches. Mix until all of the flour is just incorporated. Small lumps are fine.
Brush melted butter onto the waffle iron. Scoop just a bit less than a ¼ cup for a 4” waffle or ⅔ cup for 8” waffles of the batter into the waffle iron and let the batter spread around into the edges. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or according to your waffle maker's settings. The waffles should be golden brown on the outside. Remove the waffle from the iron with tongs or a fork and place on a cooling rack. Repeat with remaining waffle batter.
Serve the waffles immediately sprinkled with powdered sugar or your favorite toppings such as whipped cream and maple syrup.
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