Gingerbread loaf cake

Gingerbread loaf cake

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Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
270 g flour
1 tbsp gingerbread spice
2 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
210 g butter (divided)
250 g cane sugar
egg
300 g applesauce
200 g confectioner’s sugar
80 g cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla extract
butter for greasing
cinnamon for dusting
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
668
Protein
6g
Fat
26g
Carb
102g

Step 1/6

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add flour, gingerbread spice, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder to a bowl and combine.
  • 270 flour
  • 1 tbsp gingerbread spice
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 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.
  • 180 butter
  • 250 cane sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 300 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.
  • 30 butter
  • 200 confectioner’s sugar
  • 80 cream cheese
  • 1 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!