Gingerbread done easy

December 17, 2017

 Gingerbread - that word makes us think of gingerbread houses and cookies which are sooo lovely but a bit of work. If you're a little time challenged but still want to have gingerbread for the season, this is a quick and easy loaf with the flavor of gingerbread and, because I can't not have chocolate, a smattering of chocolate chips which is quite delicious in this loaf.

Chocolate Chip Gingerbread loaf with Frosting

Cream together in the bowl of a stand mixer
1 stick (1/2 c.) unsalted butter (room temp)
1 c. sugar
add in
1 egg
1/2 c. molasses
1 tsp vanilla
Mix until well blended

In separate bowl, whisk together
2 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp b. powder
1 tsp. b. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger 
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/4 tsp nutmeg

Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and combine

With mixer on low, slowly add 
3/4 c. boiling water

Fold in 1 c. chocolate chips

Bake at 350 in a loaf pan that has been greased, lined with parchment paper and greased again (so much easier to take the loaf out of the pan) for 45-50 minutes (until a toothpick comes out clean)

So, 2 options - when cool you can dust with icing sugar or frost - no wrong way!

1/2 c. unsalted buter (room temp)
1 c. icing sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Beat together on high speed for about 6 minutes
Spread on loaf

Please reload

Recent Posts

August 11, 2019

July 14, 2019

June 23, 2019

June 16, 2019

June 9, 2019

May 26, 2019

May 19, 2019

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Black Square
  • Instagram Black Square

Living Beautifully

  • facebook-square
  • Instagram Basic Black

4065 Albert Street

Regina, Saskatchewan

monday - saturday 10:00am - 5:30pm

sunday & holidays closed

telephone: 306.522.0877

© 2014 Crocus & Ivy. All rights reserved.