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Granny’s Gingerbread Waffles. Recipe Perfect for Christmas Morning.

Dec 15, 2016 | Home Decor, Recipes

Easy to make and delicious. Simply add coffee, flannel pajamas, half-opened stockings… and, you have the perfect Christmas morning.


3 cups all-purpose flour
4 tsp. baking powder
3 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/4 tsp. salt
4 eggs
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted


In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. In another bowl, beat-up the eggs and sugar until smooth. Add the pumpkin, molasses, milk, and butter. Beat-up again. Slowly add the wet mixture to the dry mixture while blending together (don’t overdo it.) Pour batter onto a sprayed preheated waffle iron. Cook per instructions on waffle iron. Makes 4 to 6.

Photo: Alaska Froms Scratch

From Cooking with the Donner Party by Curt Cologross. Great recipes that can be made quickly. Humor that will tickle your funny bone. There’s something for everyone. Meals you’ll want to sink your teeth into. Meals that’ll stick to your ribs. Meals that’ll remind you of home and Mom’s apple pie.

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03_GingerbreadWaffles_AUTHORCurt Colagross grew up in California. His love for cooking began as a young boy while joining his Dad in the kitchen. His skills continued to grow after joining the Berkeley Fire Department where he was thrown into the kitchen by 14 self appointed food critics. He now resides in the historic town of Nevada City, California, with his wife Terri. They live within a short driving distance of the Donner Memorial Park, the inspiration for this cookbook.