Gingerbread Waffles with Mulled Wine Cherries

30—40 Min

When you catch the smell of fresh waffles wafting through the kitchen, you know it's going to be a good day! And if the fresh waffles smell like gingerbread, it must be Christmas time. These gingerbread waffles are truly something special. Topped with a dollop of whipped cream and mulled wine cherries, everyone's mouths will be watering.

Ingredients 4 Portions

Preparation

  1. 1

    To make the mulled wine cherries: Drain the cherries and collect the juice. Mix a little of the cherry juice into the cornstarch to form a smooth paste. Add the remaining cherry juice to a pan and bring to a boil with the spices.

  2. 2

    Stir in the starch mixture and simmer for two minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in the cherries and allow to infuse overnight, then remove the spices.

  3. 3

    To make the waffles: Use a blender to beat the egg white into stiff peaks. Mix the dry ingredients in a second bowl and mix in the buttermilk, oil and egg yolk. Then slowly fold in the egg white.

  4. 4

    Heat the waffle iron and add a ladle of the batter for each waffle.

  5. 5

    Serve the cooked waffles warm with the mulled wine cherries and whipping cream and enjoy.