Hot Lemon Curd Sauce with Gingerbread Waffles

A sweet, warm lemon glaze tops homemade gingerbread waffles in this simply succulent recipe.

Lemon Curd Sauce

Ingredients

  • 110 g (½ cup) unsalted butter
  • 120 ml (½ cup) lemon juice
  • 5 large eggs
  • 335 g (1½ cup) caster sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 3 lemons

Directions

  1. Place lemon juice, eggs, sugar, salt and zest into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 5 minutes.
  5. Reduce speed to Variable 5. Remove lid plug and add butter, one piece at a time, incorporating butter completely between additions. Replace lid plug and increase speed to Variable 10 for 30 seconds.
  6. Set aside.

Gingerbread Waffles

Ingredients

  • 310 g (2 cups) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 120 ml (½ cup) low fat buttermilk
  • 3 large pasteurized egg yolks
  • 240 ml (1 cup) molasses
  • 2 egg whites

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, bicarbonate of soda, ginger, cloves and salt.
  2. Place buttermilk, yolks, molasses, butter and egg whites into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  5. Blend for 20 seconds or until mixture is creamy and smooth.
  6. Combine wet with dry ingredients in the bowl, stirring just until blended.
  7. Bake waffles in preheated, lightly greased waffle baker until done.
  8. Serve warm with Hot Lemon Curd Sauce.