Extra Gingery Bread

Extra Gingery Bread


"Using fresh, ground, and candied ginger gives this gingerbread an extra rich flavor. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com."
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servings 581 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 581 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 89.5g
  • 29%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 457 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter and flour a 10 inch springform pan.
  2. Stir together flour, cinnamon, cloves, ground ginger, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, mix sugar with oil, juice, molasses, eggs, and fresh ginger in a large bowl. Mix in crystallized ginger. Stir in flour mixture. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, or until cake tester comes out clean. Run a knife around the edge to loosen cake, and release pan sides. Serve warm.


  1. 34 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

So so so good! The candied ginger is what did it for me. If you can't find it, don't worry! It's very easy (and cheap) to make. Here's what I did: bring 1 1/3C sugar and 1C water to a boil. ...

Most helpful critical review

UCK - don't know what went wrong - great creative ingredients, after 90 minute of baking in the 10"springform (didn't say 10: springform TUBE pan) the thing was still an uncooked glob except for...

So so so good! The candied ginger is what did it for me. If you can't find it, don't worry! It's very easy (and cheap) to make. Here's what I did: bring 1 1/3C sugar and 1C water to a boil. ...

WATCH OUT!! This is Addictive!!! I baked it as muffins for the band members and they all LOVED it! I also did not include the crystalized ginger. I used 1 1/2 cup flour & 1 1/2 cup whole wheat...

This is a delicious, moist, dark, rich molasses- flavorful gingerbread cake that is not too sweet. I use butter instead of oil. On occasion applesauce is added instead of the juice due to what...

This has got to be the absolute BEST recipe for gingerbread I have ever tasted. I can't stop making it...it's addicting! I don't use the crystallized ginger because I cannot seem to find it, h...

Yummmmm! This ginger bread is exactly what I was looking for.. I used half WW half AP flour, half brown half white sugar, applesause instead of juice, and reduced the molasses by about 1/3. I al...

This is an excellent recipe, reminiscent of the one I used to make in a wholesale bakery. I couldn't find crystallized ginger, so I had to omit it. And I only used 1/2 cup molasses instead of ...

My husband is a very picky eater and he loved it! I baked it in small loaves for him to take to work, the cook time was reduced this way to about 35 min.

I just love this recipe. It tastes like a luxury version of the Mcvities Jamaica Ginger cake that I remember from home!!! I Used the recipe to make 2 x 1 lb loaves, which I baked for 45 minutes...

Oh, yes, this is a keeper. I made two different gingerbreads yesterday to let the family decide on the best, and this was it. Dark and spicy and yummmm. I messed up on the recipe and accident...