Made with simple ingredients but loaded with flavor, these gluten-free gingerbread waffles are a great way to kick off your morning.
While weekday mornings may be for rushing out the door, Sundays are definitely made for a slower pace and a bit more indulgence. And these easy gingerbread waffles are the perfect fit!
Enjoy these waffles yourself or whip up a batch when hosting. These paleo gingerbread waffles make a tasty brunch recipe with friends or family and require little work to whip up.
Light, fluffy, and comforting this easy waffle recipe is the perfect addition to a lazy morning.
Ingredients In Gingerbread Waffles
The ingredients in these waffles are simple – they have a base of coconut flour and eggs with some seasonings thrown in to make them light and flavorful. Not only does this keep the waffles paleo and low carb, but it also makes them more filling than a traditional flour base.
Molasses was added to help boost the nutrient intake of the easy gingerbread waffles and to help hold them together.
Because the ingredients are minimal, the waffles come out very light and squishy.
The Type of Waffle Maker You Choose Matters
Each waffle maker will differ slightly when it comes to how it cooks. This easy gingerbread waffle recipe was made on a cast iron waffle maker that was lightly pressed.
They were cooked for only ten minutes and came out extremely fluffy. If you want crisper waffles, try cooking them longer.
However, keep in mind that times may vary slightly with other waffle makers due to power and size.
What to Top the Gingerbread Waffles With
Keep the waffles simple or go all out. While the nutritional breakdown doesn’t include toppings, some of our favorites are:
- Maple syrup
- Coconut syrup
- Coconut milk/cream
- Chocolate sauce
- Fresh fruit
The ginger isn’t overpowering in this recipe, so the waffles pair with just about everything!
Can I Make the Waffles Ahead of Time?
Yes! These waffles taste just as good the next day as they do the day of. Whip up your batch and let them cool to room temperature.
Then, store them in an air-tight container in the fridge. When you’re ready to eat, simply pop them into the toaster to re-heat.
The waffles stay moist, light, and delicious even being cooked beforehand.
Easy Gingerbread Waffles
- Preheat your waffle maker and grease if necessary.
- In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Let the mixture sit for 3-5 minutes so that the coconut flour can absorb the liquid.
- Evenly distribute the waffle batter into the molds. Close the lid but do not lock it and let cook for ten minutes for light & fluffy waffles.
- The waffle maker used made three large square waffles, but it may vary depending on size.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)