Gluten-free Gingerbread Waffles with Pear Sauce
 
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Warm up with these spicy Gluten-free Gingerbread Waffles - perfect topped with a warm Pear Sauce. Be sure to oil your waffle iron, the molasses causes the waffles has a tendency to stick if you don't.
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
Waffles:
  • 2 cups all purpose gluten-free flour (see note)
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 large eggs
Pear Sauce
  • 3 pears, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
Instructions
Waffles:
  1. Preheat your waffle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients.
  3. In a medium size bowl, whisk together all the wet ingredients.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and stir until blended.
  5. Spoon into preheated waffle iron and cook according to manufacturers' instructions. Serve topped with pear sauce.
Pear Sauce:
  1. In a mediums saucepan, combine the pears and the water. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until the pears can be easily mashed with a fork.
  2. Add the lemon juice, maple syrup and brandy. Stir well. Serve over Gingerbread Waffles.
Notes
4 cups superfine brown rice flour, 1 1/3 cups potato starch (not flour), 2/3 cup tapioca starch. Combine all ingredients in a large zipper-top bag. Shake until well blended.
Recipe by The Baking Beauties at http://www.thebakingbeauties.com/2011/10/gluten-free-gingerbread-waffles-with-pear-sauce.html