This easy gingerbread loaf combines the classic taste of gingerbread cookies inside a soft and moist home baked bread. Perfect for holiday snacking or gifting!
‣ 2 cup all-purpose flour ‣ 1 tablespoon ground ginger ‣ 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon ‣ 1 teaspoon ground allspice ‣ 1 teaspoon baking soda ‣ 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves ‣ 1/4 teaspoon salt ‣ 1/2 cup unsalted butter ‣ 1/4 cup granulated sugar ‣ 1/2 cup molasses ‣ 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ‣ 2 egg ‣ 1 cup buttermilk
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, ginger, allspice, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, and salt, then set the bowl nearby.
MIX DRY INGREDIENTS
Using a stand mixer (or hand mixer + large bowl), whip up the sugar until nice and creamy.
CREAM BUTTER AND SUGAR
Set your mixer speed to low, then add in the molasses, eggs, and vanilla.
ADD THE MOLASSES, EGG, AND VANILLA
Keeping your mixer on, slowly add the dry ingredients and the buttermilk to the bowl. Add a bit of each, alternating between each addition.
ADD THE BUTTERMILK AND DRY INGREDENTS
Spray a 9×5 bread loaf pan with cooking spray, then pour in the batter. Once done, send it off to bake!
POUR INTO A PAN