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Firehouse Recipe of the Week: Gingerbread Waffles


Gingerbread Waffles 

Courtesy of Portland Fire & Rescue's Nurse Janet Woodside  


  • 1/4 cup light margarine at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup fat-free egg substitute
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 cups Sifted unbleached flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice


  1. Preheat a waffle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the margarine, honey and molasses until well-blended. Beat in the egg substitute and milk.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and allspice. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture just enough to moisten all ingredients.
  4. In a clean, dry medium bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff. Gently fold the whites into the batter.
  5. Bake in the waffle iron until lightly browned, about 5 to 7 minutes
  6. Top gingerbread waffles with your favorite fresh fruit.
  7. Recipe makes six waffles.

Nutrition Facts:

Per waffle: 343 calories, 7.8g fat (21 percent of calories), 3mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 1.1g dietary fiber


  Portland Fire & Rescue 

  We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

  December 21, 2011 


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