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Gingerbread Waffles Recipe

If someone makes these for you, they really, really love you. These gingerbread waffles are the perfect way to kick off a festive Christmas morning. 


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1.5 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp all spice
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg


  • Preheat your waffle iron.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt in a bowl, stir to combine, set aside. 
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a separate bowl, whisking until well combined. 
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until just combined. 
  • Spray your waffle iron with cooking spray and spoon onto the preheated waffle iron. Cook according to your manufacturer's directions. 


  • Keep waffles warm in a 200 degree oven while you make remaining waffles. 
  • To make ahead, allow waffles to cool completely before freezing. Reheat in an oven or toaster.
  • Serve with syrup, whipped cream, sprinkles, cranberry apple compote or any of your favorite waffle toppings!