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Gingerbread Waffle Donuts


For Donuts

  • 1 cup kumquat's gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla paste or extract
  • 3 tablespoon molasses
  • 3 tablespoon melted butter

For Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract


  • Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, clove, gum, and salt in a medium bowl. Combine milk, egg, vanilla paste, molasses, and butter in a measuring cup or medium bowl. Add milk mixture and melted butter to flour mixture; stir until just combined.
  • Spoon about 2 tablespoons mixture into the center of hot waffle iron; cook according to manufacturer's instructions. Cool slightly on a wire rack. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Combine glaze ingredients with a wire whisk to make a thick glaze. Add more sugar or milk to achieve desired consistency. Dunk tops of waffle donuts into glaze. Allow excess to drip off and return to wire rack for glaze to set.