Gingerbread Waffles Recipe

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Our family enjoys all types of waffles, but these are their favorite. They're softer than traditional waffles and the combination of spices provides a unique flavor. I hope your family enjoys them as much as mine does!
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup chopped raisins
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 521 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 830mg sodium, 92g carbohydrate (54g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, baking soda, mustard and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and egg yolk until fluffy. Add buttermilk, molasses and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Add raisins. In a small bowl, beat egg white and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Gently fold into batter. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Yield: 6 waffles (about 4 inches).
Originally published as Gingerbread Waffles in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p47

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