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Gingerbread Loaf Recipe

If you love the flavor of gingerbread cookies, you need to try this gingerbread loaf recipe with vanilla icing. It makes a great gift for friends and neighbors.
Course bread
Cuisine American
Keyword gingerbread loaf recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 351kcal
Author Vicky

Ingredients

For loaf

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 1 ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • ¾ cup molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp vanilla

For glaze

  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  • In a bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients. (Flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice)
  • In a second bowl, combine the wet ingredients. (Butter, molasses, eggs, buttermilk and vanilla.)
  • Combine the dry ingredients slowly into the wet ingredients, mixing thoroughly.
  • Pour into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 50-55 minutes.
  • Cool in the loaf pan for about 10 minutes and transfer to a cooling rack.
  • To make the glaze, combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Drizzle the glaze over a cooled cake and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 445mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 371IU | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 3mg