Gingerbread Waffles with Spiced Apple Topping

Nothing says Happy Holidays like a gingerbread waffle

Nothing says Happy Holidays like a gingerbread waffle

These waffles are a fun way to infuse the holidays into your breakfast. The delicious aroma of ginger, cloves and cinnamon will have you salivating! This recipe was inspired by Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s recipe in Vegan Brunch, and the apple topping was my contribution.

Gingerbread Waffles with Spiced Apple Topping
A Recipe by Diana Keuilian
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Serves 8

For the waffles:
  • 2 cups unsweetened rice milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ⅓ cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoons grated ginger
  • 2¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
For the Apple Topping:
  • 4 small apples, thinly sliced and cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon EarthBalance (vegan buttery spread)
  • 1 Tablspoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • 4 Tablespoons organic apple juice

Prepare the Waffles:
  1. Preheat your waffle iron. In a large mixing bowl combine rice milk, vinegar, oil, molasses, coconut palm sugar, and vanilla. Mix in grated ginger, combine until the molasses is dissolved.
  2. Add remaining dry ingredients and mix until smooth. Spray the waffle iron and cook according to manufacturer’s directions.
Prepare the Apple Topping:
  1. In a medium sized skillet heat EarthBalance. Add the apples and saute for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, mix to combine. Cover and cook for an additional 4 minutes.
  3. Remove the lid, and cook until the mixture becomes thick and the apples are tender and caramelized.

Calories: 310     Fat: 6 g     Carbohydrates: 55 g     Sodium: 186 mg     Fiber: 5.2 g     Protein: 5.6 g    


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