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How to make Gingerbread Waffle Recipe with Lemon Sauce

Gingerbread Waffle Recipe with Lemon Sauce

  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: cook
  • Cuisine: American


Just the right amount of spice and sweet make this Gingerbread Waffle Recipe with Lemon Sauce the perfect holiday breakfast! This waffle recipe bakes up in a jiffy and is topped with an easy, homemade lemon sauce.




  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Lemon Sauce:

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract


  1. In a bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Make a well in the center of the mixture.
  2. In another bowl, combine the eggs, milk, melted butter, molasses and vanilla.
  3. Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture. Stir just until moistened. Some lumps are ok.
  4. Preheat a waffle iron and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Cook the batter according to the waffle maker instructions.
  5. To make the lemon sauce, combine the sugar and the cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Whisk to combine. Stir in the lemon juice, egg yolks, and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until thickened.
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon extract.
  7. Serve the lemon sauce over the waffles.

Recipe Notes:

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should only be used as a general guideline.


  • Calories: 760
  • Sugar: 56 g
  • Sodium: 297 mg
  • Fat: 31 g
  • Saturated Fat: 18 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 10 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 108 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 14 g
  • Cholesterol: 255 mg