Gingerbread Loaf

Gingerbread Loaf

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Soft, moist, molasses quick bread is perfectly seasoned with ginger and nutmeg. Gingerbread Loaf gives that classic holiday flavor that you love!

Gingerbread Loaf


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 240 grams
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk*
  • powdered sugar for dusting the top if desired


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, thoroughly stir together the flour, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until well combined. Add the molasses and vanilla. Mix well. Add the eggs, one at a time, until well mixed.
  • Add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture alternately with the buttermilk, stirring just until blended after each addition.
  • Spoon the batter into a greased 9×5 inch loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes.
  • Cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and cool.


*In place of buttermilk, you place one tablespoon of vinegar in the bottom of a 1 cup measuring cup. Fill the rest of the cup with milk. Allow the mixture to sit for 5 minutes before using.

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