I had planned on making a traditional gingerbread recipe for the holidays, but then I saw this recipe for Pumpkin Gingerbread at Allrecipes.com that sounded good. It makes two 9 x 5″ loaves, and I was very happy with how they turned out! It’s a yummy recipe you can enjoy all winter long!Continue reading
Gingerbread is one of those treats I love making every winter. Even though it’s great any time of year, I typically think of making it in the late fall or winter. It’s just a habit, I guess. Winter just wouldn’t seem like winter without some gingerbread to enjoy!Continue reading
Usually I think of making gingerbread during the winter holidays, but here’s a summer-ized version in muffin form! Fresh blackberries make these muffins moist and of course the ginger and molasses give these muffins that great gingerbread taste. I had clipped this recipe from an old issue of Victoria magazine and modified it slightly. The original recipe was supposed to have made 18 muffins; I added in extra blackberries, and came up with 24 to 26 muffins, or 24 muffins and 1 mini-loaf. Making the mini-loaf works out great because you can bake it right along with your muffins–it will just need about 5 to 10 minutes extra baking time.Continue reading
I had no idea how many people I know like gingerbread! Someone asked me what I had baked recently and I said, “Oh, I just made some gingerbread muffins.” And then, to my surprise, they told me how much they loved gingerbread! Others told me, “I love anything with a gingery flavor—gingerbread is the best” and “Gingerbread reminds me of my grandmother—she would make gingerbread all the time when I was growing up.” So there you have it—gingerbread seems to be a thing, especially in the winter!
Christmas would not be Christmas without any gingerbread treats. And these gingerbread scones, topped with coarse sugar that adds a nice sparkly touch, are definitely a treat—especially for breakfast or brunch!. They’re not really sweet enough to be considered a dessert scone, but they have a rich gingerbread flavor and are great in the morning, or even in the afternoon, with some coffee or tea.Continue reading