Molasses-Ginger Waffles with Roasted Pears

Molasses-Ginger Waffles with Roasted Pears
Shelley Ludman
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  • Yield: 4-5 servings

Ingredients

Roasted Pears
1tablespoon canola or grapeseed oil
1tablespoon coconut oil, melted
3tablespoons maple syrup
1/2teaspoon vanilla extract
Waffles
3/4cup white flour
1/4cup spelt flour
1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2tablespoon baking powder
1teaspoon cinnamon
1teaspoon ground ginger
1/4cup plain greek yogurt
1 egg
1cup almond milk
2tablespoons molasses

Instructions

For the Pears

  1. Preheat oven to 375F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla in a medium size bowl. Slice each pear half into roughly 4 slices and gently toss in the syrup, evenly coating each piece.
  3. Lay the pieces skin side down onto the parchment paper. Roast for 5 minutes. Flip the pieces so the flesh is now facing down, and continue roasting for 10-15 minutes, until softened and lightly browned.

For the Waffles

  1. Combine, and whisk the dry ingredients in medium size bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients. Pour the wet over the dry, and mix to incorporate, removing any lumps.
  2. Let the batter sit for 5 minutes while the waffle iron heats up. Follow manufactures instructions to cook waffles.
  3. Serve warm with 3-4 pear slices, a heaping spoon of pomegranate seeds, and a drizzle of maple syrup.

This recipe from Honest Cooking was posted with permission and originally appeared as Ginger Molasses Waffles with Roasted Pears and Pomegranate on Seven Grams.