A Gingerbread Loaf is a sweet bread with a little sugar and spice! This easy Gingerbread Loaf recipe that’s so moist and delicious and will make your home smell like Christmas!
Yes, it’s Gingerbread Bread! The flavors you love from gingerbread cookies and cakes, wrapped into a sweet, sliceable, sharable loaf of bread.
Molasses make this Gingerbread Loaf especially moist – it’s amazing alone, but you can also enjoy with a little cinnamon butter, gingerbread frosting cream cheese or butter.
This Gingerbread Loaf recipe is more dense than cake, making it easy to slice and acceptable to eat for breakfast and brunch!
How to Make a Gingerbread Loaf
Combine dry ingredients.
Combine wet ingredients.
Fold wet ingredients into the dry and bake!
Making a Gingerbread Loaf is so simple!
What Kind of Molasses to Use in Gingerbread
I recommend using mild molasses which is the lightest in color and sweetest in flavor. It gives incredible flavor to this Gingerbread Loaf.
How to Wrap and Gift Bread
You know how I love to share breads – we can never seem to eat an entire loaf ourselves, so I make them in 6 miniature loaves, keep one for ourselves and gift the others.
Wrapped in ribbon and garnished with greenery (boxwood, olive, rosemary, thyme, evergreen or pine all work well – look to your garden or grocer) it makes a festive edible Christmas gift for teachers, coworkers, neighbors, friends, or family!
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This classic Gingerbread Loaf is a sweet bread with a little sugar and spice! This easy Gingerbread Loaf recipe is so moist and will make your home smell like Christmas!
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Combine dry ingredients. Set aside.
In a separate bowl combine eggs, milk, molasses and vegetable oil.
Gradually incorporate dry ingredients into wet until just combined.
Pour mixture into 6 greased miniature loaf pans 3/4 full to compensate for rise.
Bake 50 minutes.
You can use 2 - 1 lb loaf pans and adjust baking time to 70 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test.