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Moist Dark Gingerbread Recipe

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Moist Dark Gingerbread RecipeMoist Dark Gingerbread – a flavorful cake-like gingerbread, moist and dark in color.

Gingerbread is my favorite. Pumpkin is a close second, even though in the Fall, I always say Pumpkin is my favorite. It’s not. I assure you.

Gingerbread anything wins hands down. I cannot get enough, and whatever I can bake that is gingerbread flavored, that’s what I do. Plus, it makes the house smell heavenly for a few hours.

This Moist Dark Gingerbread  I got awhile back and I love it because its a nice moist bread (cake-like almost) with a strong, rich flavor. Perfect with a cup of tea or coffee.

Printable Recipe Below

Moist Dark Gingerbread Recipe

1 ¼ c. all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp. ground ginger
1 ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
¾ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
½ c. packed light brown sugar
½ c. lowfat buttermilk
½ c. dark molasses
⅓ c. butter, melted (unsalted butter is better for taste and flavor)
1 large egg, lightly beaten
powdered sugar, optional

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Either spray your 8-inch square pan with some nonstick cooking spray, or you can use tin foil, parchment paper or waxed paper to line the pan. In a bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. In another bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, buttermilk, molasses, melted butter and egg. Stir the flour mixture into the sugar/molasses mixture. Pour batter into your prepared pan.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 25-30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack.

If you’d like, you can sprinkle the finished gingerbread with some powdered sugar for appearance. Slice and serve. Delicious hot or cold! Serve with some vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

Moist, Dark Gingerbread Recipe

Moist, Dark Gingerbread Recipe

A wonderfully soft & moist, dark gingerbread reicpe

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ c. packed light brown sugar
  • ½ c. lowfat buttermilk
  • ½ c. dark molasses
  • ⅓ c. butter, melted (unsalted butter is better for taste and flavor)
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • powdered sugar, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Either spray your 8-inch square pan with some nonstick cooking spray, or you can use tin foil, parchment paper or waxed paper to line the pan. In a bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. In another bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, buttermilk, molasses, melted butter and egg. Stir the flour mixture into the sugar/molasses mixture. Pour batter into your prepared pan.
  2. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 25-30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack.
  3. If you'd like, you can sprinkle the finished gingerbread with some powdered sugar for appearance. Slice and serve. Delicious hot or cold! Serve with some vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

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Jeanne

Wednesday 2nd of September 2020

This is a wonderful recipe. I added freshly grated ginger instead of powdered ginger. It really adds a deep ginger flavor. Thank you!!

Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids

Sunday 20th of November 2011

This looks so delicious. I just now pinned it so that I can give it a try really soon.

marla

Saturday 10th of September 2011

This gingerbread is making me crave crisp, fall days!

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