Gingerbread Waffles

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Gingerbread Waffles


2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups lowfat buttermilk
3 tablespoons canola oil
3 tablespoons molasses
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
One 4-ounce container of applesauce (or 1/2 cup)


1. In a medium bowl, whisk together dry ingredients (through cinnamon).

2. Combine remaining ingredients in a separate bowl. Add wet mixture to dry, stirring just until combined.

3. Coat a waffle iron with cooking spray and preheat. Spoon batter onto hot waffle iron, spreading batter to edges. Cook for 5 minutes, or until steaming stops. Repeat procedure with remaining batter. Serve with warmed maple syrup.



  1. postedSep 26, 2010 8:08 AM
    Shadeenah McCleary

    Wasn’t sweet enough for my taste. I ended up putting more molasses in.

  2. postedDec 22, 2011 8:57 AM

    The tea cup in the back, that’s the same Christmas stuff we used growing up… ahhhh, brings back memories! And the waffles look incredible too 😉

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