Gingerbread Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze Recipe

Gingerbread Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze Recipe

How To Make Gingerbread Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze

Gingerbread waffles make a great idea for a Christmas morning breakfast. The spiced taste of gingerbread will fill the room with merry making.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2tspground cinnamon
  • 1 ½tspground ginger
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • 4largeeggs
  • 1cupmilk (whole or 2%)
  • ½cupsour cream
  • 6tbspunsalted buttermelted
  • ½cupdark brown sugar
  • 3tbspunsulphured molasses
  • 4ozcream cheese,softened
  • ¼cupunsalted butter,softened
  • 1 ½cupspowdered sugar
  • 4tbspmilk
  • ½tspvanilla extract


  1. Preheat waffle iron while preparing batter.

  2. In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves for 20 seconds.

  3. Make a well in center of flour mixture and set aside.

  4. In a separate medium mixing bowl whisk together eggs. Add in milk, sour cream, butter, brown sugar and molasses and whisk until well combined.

  5. Pour milk mixture into well in flour mixture then whisk mixture just until combined (batter should be slightly lumpy).

  6. Spray waffle iron with non-stick spray.

  7. Pour batter into waffle iron (the amount you need to add will vary based on waffle maker size. For smaller waffles you’ll only need about ⅓ cup for Belgian waffles you’ll need about ⅔ cup).

  8. Cook according to waffle iron manufacturers instructions.

  9. Plate waffles and serve with cream cheese glaze, either pipe over top by pouring it into a resealable bag and snipping one end or spoon and spread over top.


  • Calories: 3276.57kcal
  • Fat: 240.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 149.33g
  • Trans Fat: 7.65g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 62.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 285.12g
  • Fiber: 1.86g
  • Sugar: 270.34g
  • Protein: 11.23g
  • Cholesterol: 684.96mg
  • Sodium: 1864.00mg
  • Calcium: 553.70mg
  • Potassium: 771.47mg
  • Iron: 3.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 2061.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.17mg
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