Gingerbread Waffles with Hot Chocolate Sauce

Gingerbread Waffles with Hot Chocolate Sauce

Michele O'Sullivan 119

"Yummy and delicious. These extraordinary waffles are flavored with molasses and spices. Topped with homemade chocolate sauce, they are perfect for a special breakfast treat."


50 m servings 664 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 664 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 21.9 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 114g
  • 37%
  • Protein:
  • 7.7 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 1078 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small saucepan, heat molasses and 1/2 cup butter until almost boiling. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Stir in baking soda, milk and egg.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the molasses mixture. Mix until smooth.
  3. Spray preheated waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray. Pour mix onto hot waffle iron. Cook until golden brown. Serve hot with chocolate sauce.
  4. To make chocolate sauce: In a saucepan, combine water, 1 cup sugar, cornstarch, cocoa powder and 1 teaspoon salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla and 2 tablespoons butter; stir until smooth.
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  1. 54 Ratings


I have made this on several occasions -- but serve it with Nutmeg Sauce. They are awesome! I even had to make some so my sister could share with co-workers cause she raved about them so much!...

A nice change from the ordinary, however the gingerbread texture tends to make these waffles not as light as waffles usually are.

The kids loved this when we served it as one of the dishes at our Christmas Eve brunch. It had to be the all time hit for the kids. I thinned the batter some though and it seemed to work well.

I never would have put this combination together on my own, but, wow, it's fabulous! The chocolate sauce could have had something to make it deeper or richer perhaps--like milk, instead of wate...

Made this for Valentines Day as I had some spare time. The chocolate sauce is divine, and the waffles are quite nice. Just about any waffle will get hard if you leave it sit long (these ones w...

I did not care for this--terribly dry and heavy with almost no taste to them. They fell apart as I tried to take them out of my waffle machine. My husband and I tasted a bite of the crumblies an...

Was not what I expected or was hoping for. Very thick and heavy...nothing light and fluffy. Would not make.

I made these this morning for my three kids (ages 1, 3, and 9) and no one made a sound during breakfast. Can I tell you how rare that is? That is how good these are! I can't wait to make them...

Good. Not great, but good. They are quite sweet, but that's not really a complaint from my family. I used a belgium waffle maker and they turned out very light and spongy, but like another re...