Gingerbread waffles with lemon sauce

wafflesA lot of people think that gingerbread is just for the holidays. I disagree. I love.. LOVE gingerbread and thought today would be a great day to try a different breakfast. Today it was gingerbread waffles and homemade lemon sauce. The thing I love about these waffles is, well… the combination of the tasty and toasty gingerbread with the tart lemon. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.




1/4 c. butter
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 c. molasses
1 c. hot water
2 Tablespoons baking soda
2-1/2 c. flour
1/4 t. cloves
1/4 t. cinnamon
2 t. ginger


  1. Mix butter and sugar with beaten eggs. Add molasses and water.
  2. Sift soda, flour, cloves, cinnamon and ginger together; mix well.
  3. Preheat waffle iron. Pour in batter and bake until lightly brown, about 2-3 minutes.

Makes 8-10. Serve with warm Lemon Sauce.

Lemon Sauce
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
pinch nutmeg
1 cup water
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon lemon peel
2 Tablespoons lemon juice


In a medium saucepan mix sugar, cornstarch, and nutmeg. Gradually mix in water. Cook, stirring, over medium head until mixture is thick and clear. Add butter, lemon rind, and lemon juice stirring until butter melts. Serve hot.

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