Gingerbread is not just for Christmas! If you thought gingerbread was all about those cute little cookie people, think again. Forget the cookie cutters, because today, we’re diving into the world of sweet and spicy gingerbread recipes that’ll leave your taste buds singing ‘Jingle All the Way.’ In this article, we’ve got not one, not two, but a handful of gingerbread recipes that will redefine how you see this classic holiday flavor. From moist cakes to luscious loaves, get ready to bring the magic of gingerbread to your kitchen in ways you never imagined.
Gingerbread Spice Muffins
These Gingerbread Spice Muffins are full of flavor with a secret shortcut ingredient and a sweet crumb topping. Moist and delicious, they are sure to be a hit over the holidays.
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Festive Gingerbread Pizzelle Recipe
This gingerbread pizzelle recipe makes authentic Italian Christmas pizzelles. These holiday cookies have a crisp texture and delicious ginger snaps flavour. Aromatic cinnamon, ginger and cloves add a spicy touch to the pizzelle cookies, while molasses gives them a rich sweetness. This Christmas cookie is a holiday tradition.
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Gluten Free Vegan Gingerbread Apple Cake
This gluten free and vegan gingerbread apple cake tastes so good. You’ll want to go back for seconds and thirds? It exists, and I am so excited to be sharing this recipe with you! With only a few simple ingredients, anyone can make this delicious cake for themselves or as a baked gift when visiting a friend’s house.
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Gingerbread Latte Dessert Rum Cocktail
This gingerbread latte dessert rum cocktail is going to be one of the stars of your holidays! It’s a delectable mixture of spiced rum and coffee liqueur. This gingerbread rum cocktail makes a great alcoholic Christmas drink and holiday after dinner drink. Make lots, because this Christmas dessert cocktail will be the drink of the festive season!
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The Best Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake Recipe
I love the smell of freshly baked gingerbread and of course the flavour. This is the best old fashioned gingerbread cake recipe if you want to wow everyone. My birthday falls on Christmas day, so I love to have this as a Christmas birthday cake (that means I get two slices instead of one!) It’s an easy fall or holiday dessert with warm spices and dark molasses, and it’s both festive and nostalgic.
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Gingerbread Cheesecake Jars
Anyone who loves the distinctive and classic flavour of gingerbread, with its warm spices and wonderful sweetness, will love these gingerbread cheesecake jars. They are unusual desserts which blend a ginger cookie crust with a creamy, spiced filling, along with your choice of whole spices, cookies, whipped cream, and so on for the garnish.
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Why not make a gingerbread trifle this holiday season? It’s an easy dessert to make with cake and pudding layers as well as vanilla and caramel flavours and an indulgent splash of brandy. The spices in this holiday trifle recipe are fun and festive and pair beautifully with the other flavours in this exciting take on traditional trifle.
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Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip
You’re going to love this gingerbread cheesecake dip recipe. It’s easy to make and is just a combination of sugar, cream cheese, whipped topping, and spices. If you love the rich, creamy texture of cheesecake and gingerbread is also close to your heart, you’re definitely going to fall in love with this simple cheesecake dip gingerbread recipe.
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Gingerbread Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting
Do you love gingerbread cookies? If so you have to make these Gingerbread cupcakes for the holiday season! These just might be my favorite Christmas cupcakes full of warm spices. Perfect for holiday parties or an easy Christmas time dessert.
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How To Make Chocolate Gingerbread Cupcakes
The smell of chocolate gingerbread cupcakes baking in a warm and cozy kitchen has me all giddy to share them with you. These gingerbread cupcakes are not only delicious, but your house is going to smell amazing for hours after baking them.
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This gingerbread oatmeal is made with hearty rolled oats, milk, and a blend of seasonal spices, including ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice, sweetened with brown sugar and molasses. Perfect for chilly mornings, this oatmeal promises a wholesome and comforting start to your day.
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Gingerbread Pancakes (With Molasses!)
Gingerbread pancakes take the magic of gingerbread cookies – fresh ginger, molasses, warm spiced flavours, and turn them into brunch form. If that’s not a holiday miracle, then I don’t know what is.
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Gingerbread Mini Loaf Cakes With Lemon Glaze
Don’t let the simplicity of these cakes fool you! These Gingerbread Mini Loaf Cakes with Lemon Glaze are filled with all of the flavors of Christmas! Add these festive cakes to your holiday dessert table this season. Also, if you are looking for a nice homemade gift for friends and neighbors this Christmas, these cakes would be perfect!
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Gingerbread Syrup For Coffee
Imagine capturing the essence of a freshly baked gingerbread cookie, richly spiced, and perfectly sweet, then swirling it into your daily coffee for a personal cup of holiday joy. Today, I’m unveiling my secret weapon in the festive season’s beverage game: a Starbucks-inspired Gingerbread Syrup recipe, remarkably easy to create and sinfully delightful.
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Gingerbread Gluten Free Granola
This Gingerbread Gluten Free Granola features crunchy little clusters of holiday flavor with pecans, dried cranberries, crystalized ginger, and chocolate chips. Perfect for breakfast, snack, or gift giving.
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Gingerbread Simple Syrup
This Gingerbread Simple Syrup is the perfect syrup to make for coffee, lattes, and cocktails during the holiday season! It comes together in just 10 minutes and you can make a delicious cocktail with it on Christmas Eve, a spiced latte on Christmas Day, and much more! Gingerbread hot chocolate is always a hit!
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Gingerbread donuts are a festive way to celebrate Christmas morning. Coated in cinnamon sugar, these baked donuts are easy to make in a donut tin.
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Vegan Gingerbread Loaf Cake
Sweet, simple vegan gingerbread loaf cake is so delicious and festive for the holiday season! We’re making this vegan ginger loaf cake with oil for a moist texture And we’re topping this easy vegan ginger cake with a quick orange glaze.
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Apple Upside Down Gingerbread
Dark, rich and delicious, this Apple Upside Down Gingerbread is a great way to kick off your fall baking spree.
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This tasty gingerbread eggnog takes the classic eggnog recipe to flavorful levels that are absolutely rich, delicious, and Christmas-y! Delightfully creamy holiday eggnog gets a little help from another holiday favorite to make this must-have drink!
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Frosted Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls
These Frosted Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls are just what your sweet tooth needs this Holiday season! With a crazy good frosting on top of perfectly spiced rolls, what more could you want?!
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Gingerbread Cake Pops: A Sweet Holiday Treat
Gingerbread cookies are the epitome of the holiday season. Their smiles, white frosting trimming, and overall jolliness are what Christmas-time is all about. This year, I wanted to kick it up a notch and do something a little different. I have always been a fan of gingerbread cake. There’s something about the mix of spices and molasses that gives it a unique flavor profile. This is why I decided to make a batch of Gingerbread Cake Pops.
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Chocolate Gingerbread Truffles
Chocolate Gingerbread Truffles are the perfect no-bake holiday dessert! Round out your holiday cookie tray with these delectable treats. Only five ingredients are required to make this simple but amazing chocolate truffle! Be sure to scroll down for a full instructional video to show you just how easy it is to make this homemade candy.
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Gingerbread Pie Recipe
This easy Gingerbread Pie is a no bake dessert recipe perfect for serving during the Christmas holidays or as a Thanksgiving dessert.
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Gingerbread Homemade Marshmallows
Gingerbread Homemade Marshmallows have that quintessential Christmas flavor of molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, and of course ginger. A perfect Christmas treat.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.