Thursday, October 23, 2008

Gingerbread Waffles

(taken from the 1930’s edition of Better Homes and Garden, and featured on SarahJaneStudios... a darling blog everyone should explore!)1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup applesauce
1 egg
1/2 cup molassas
1 1/4 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup hot water

1. Beat sugar and shortening (or applesauce) in a mixing bowl. Add egg and molassas; beat until combined well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and ginger, cinnamon and cloves. add to the sugar mixture. beat until smooth. Add hot water and mix .

2. Pour into hot waffle iron. Bout 1 cup at a time. (I used 1/2 cup…looks more like a snowflake). Bake according to your waffle iron. Make 8 waffles…approx. Dash with powdered sugar, applesauce and/or maple syrup.

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