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Gingerbread Waffles With Cream Cheese Frosting

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“This isn't a usual waffle for everyday because you have to beat the whites. I absolutely loved the flavors of this waffle. I must confess I skipped the cream cheese topping completely and just used a homemade apple butter. Recipe courtesy of Taste of Home Christmas 2010 and Jannine Fisk of Malden, Massachusetts.”
16 waffles

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
  2. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and egg yolks until blended.
  3. Beat in the buttermilk, butter, molasses, and vanilla.
  4. Stir in dry ingredients just until combined.
  5. In a small bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  6. Fold into batter.
  7. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to a manufacturer's directions.
  8. For topping: In a small bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until fluffy.
  9. Beat in the confectioners' sugar, milk, vanilla, and salt.
  10. Serve waffles with topping and maple syrup.
  11. To make ahead: The topping can be made a day in advance. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.

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