gingerbread waffles of insane greatness

most weekend mornings start with a bowl of cereal or some fruit and yogurt. occasionally we'll have breakfast tacos or a pancake or two, but our waffle iron only comes out once or twice a year. maybe i should change that.

gingerbread waffles of insane greatness
adapted from food network
50 minutes total, 20 minutes active; serves 2 adults (makes 4 waffles)

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground clove
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon molasses
1 egg
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
your favorite waffle accompaniment for serving
  1. in a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices.
  2. add the milk, buttermilk, oil, molasses, egg, sugar, and vanilla and mix well.
  3. cover with plastic wrap and let the mixture rest on your counter for 30 minutes.
  4. when the batter has ten minutes left to rest, preheat your waffle iron.
  5. when the batter is ready, spray your waffle iron with non stick spray. divide batter evenly amongst four waffles and cook according to the manufacturer's instructions.


  1. Yum yum yum. I bet these would taste magnificent with some warm maple butter!!

  2. I love the title of your recipe – these waffles do definitely look insanely good! I love the spices in gingerbread, so adding them to a waffle can only result in deliciousness, I'm sure!


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