Gingerbread loaf cake

Gingerbread loaf cake

Based on 52 ratings
Vanessa Pass

Vanessa Pass

Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
67½ g
flour
¼ tbsp
gingerbread spice
½ tsp
cinnamon
tsp
salt
½ tsp
baking powder
52½ g
butter (divided)
62½ g
cane sugar
¼
egg
75 g
applesauce
50 g
confectioner’s sugar
20 g
cream cheese
¼ tsp
vanilla extract
butter for greasing
cinnamon for dusting
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, bowl, hand mixer with beaters, loaf pan, parchment paper

How-To Videos

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Homemade gingerbread spice

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Homemade vanilla extract

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How to test a cake for doneness

how-to-measure

How to measure

Nutrition per serving

Cal668
Protein6 g
Fat26 g
Carb102 g
  • Step 1/6

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add flour, gingerbread spice, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder to a bowl and combine.
    • 67½ g flour
    • ¼ tbsp gingerbread spice
    • ½ tsp cinnamon
    • tsp salt
    • ½ tsp baking powder
    • oven
    • bowl

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add flour, gingerbread spice, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder to a bowl and combine.

  • Step 2/6

    In another bowl, beat soft butter, cane sugar and egg for approx. 5 min. until smooth. Stir in applesauce.
    • 45 g butter
    • 62½ g cane sugar
    • ¼ egg
    • 75 g applesauce
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    In another bowl, beat soft butter, cane sugar and egg for approx. 5 min. until smooth. Stir in applesauce.

  • Step 3/6

    Gradually add the dry ingredients and mix into a smooth dough.

    Gradually add the dry ingredients and mix into a smooth dough.

  • Step 4/6

    Grease loaf pan and line with parchment paper. Transfer dough into loaf pan and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 50 - 60 min., or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    • butter for greasing
    • loaf pan
    • parchment paper

    Grease loaf pan and line with parchment paper. Transfer dough into loaf pan and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 50 - 60 min., or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  • Step 5/6

    Remove from oven and let cool completely. For the frosting, beat soft butter, confectioner's sugar, cream cheese, and vanilla extract until fluffy.
    • g butter
    • 50 g confectioner’s sugar
    • 20 g cream cheese
    • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
    • bowl

    Remove from oven and let cool completely. For the frosting, beat soft butter, confectioner's sugar, cream cheese, and vanilla extract until fluffy.

  • Step 6/6

    Unmold cake and spread the frosting on top. Dust with cinnamon. Enjoy!
    • cinnamon for dusting

    Unmold cake and spread the frosting on top. Dust with cinnamon. Enjoy!

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