Friday, January 9, 2009

Breakfast in Bed

Tomorrow morning Mr. Mark will be served breakfast in bed ... shhhhh
(I just wasn't up to serving it at 4:00 a.m. on his birthday....
can you even taste that early in the morning anyway?)
I can't wait to try this recipe!
Gingerbread Waffles
Recipe courtesy Rachael Ray

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, eyeball it

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 4 large eggs

  • 2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree

  • 1/4 cups milk

  • 1/2 cup molasses

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) melted butter, plus some to butter the iron

  • Syrup, whipped cream or fresh fruits for topping, to pass at table
    Preheat waffles iron. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. In a medium bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar until fluffy, then beat in pumpkin, milk, molasses and melted butter. Stir the wet into dry until just moist. Do not overstir the waffle batter. Brush the iron with a little melted butter and cook 4 waffles, 4 sections each. Serve with toppings of choice.


dreamit said...

They sound yummy!

Annemarie said...

Lucky guy!!

Please report back on the waffle recipe!!

kelley said...

What time are you serving? I can be there in five minutes....(just kidding)

Diane said...

What time are you serving? I can be there in 3 hours (not kidding)

Heather said...

Do tell how those turn out - the recipe sounds really yummy!

monstermash said...

Those sound amazing. Let us know... Lucky hubby!

Pineapple Hill said...

If you come, we will serve:)!
(not kidding)

Pineapple Hill said...

mom-let me know what you thought:)

stacey said...

Yes, Mom...let us know what you thought. I can't wait to hear!

sewpink said...

mmmmm! Those sound mouthwatering good.

Marci said...

They were DELICIOUS!!!! You don't even need syrup, they are so good plain!