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Gingerbread Loaves

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Gingerbread Loaves
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 2
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Looking for homemade loaf? Then check out this flavourful gingerbread. This is the perfect holiday gift! ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 cup (250 mL) packed brown sugar
3/4 cup (175 mL) butter or margarine, softened
2 eggs
3/4 cup (175 mL) molasses
1 cup (250 mL) boiling water
1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
2 3/4 cups (675 mL) all-purpose flour
2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
4 tsp (20 mL) ground ginger
2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
1 tsp (5 mL) ground allspice
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cloves
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt

1/2 cup (125 mL) icing sugar
1 to 2 tbsp (15 to 30 mL) lemon juice

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. In small bowl, stir molasses, water and baking soda until well mixed; beat into brown sugar mixture.
  • 2
    Gradually stir in flour and remaining bread ingredients until well blended. Spoon batter evenly into pans.
  • 3
    Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool in pans on cooling rack 15 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely, about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir together icing sugar and enough lemon juice for desired consistency. Brush glaze over cooled loaves. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Cook's Note: Gingerbread has been a holiday specialty for centuries. During the middle ages, ladies presented this spiced bread to dashing knights going into tournament battle.
  • Gift Idea: Since this recipe makes two loaves, your family can enjoy one and the other can be given as a gift. Cover the loaf with plastic wrap, then wrap with decorative paper and a bright bow.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 Loaves (16 Slices Each)
Calories
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5
Saturated Fat
3
Trans Fat
0
Cholesterol
25
Sodium
130
Dietary Fiber
0
Sugars
13
Protein
1
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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