1. Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and all of the spices in a large mixing bowl.
2. In another mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sour cream, molasses and sorghum. Then, add this mixture to the flour mixture and whisk until combined. Next, whisk in melted butter.
3. Using a ladle or measuring cup, transfer the batter to a hot waffle iron. Serve warm with caramelized pears and caramel sauce.
* To make caramelized pears: Heat 4 tablespoons butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar in a skillet until the sugar has disolved and a loose caramel forms. Slice 3–4 pears, add them to the pan and cook until they are translucent.
**Since you'll need just a drizzle, simplify with a store-bought version, like the bourbon caramel sauce from Best Boy and Co., of Roanoke. For locations, bestboyandco.com.