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Gingerbread Recipe

Course: Baked Goods
Author: Ann Timm


  • 1 3/4 C whole wheat flour
  • 4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1/2 C sucanat
  • 1/3 C honey
  • 1 1/4 C puree pumpkin or 1 can


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine dry ingredients except for sucanat in a medium bowl, mix and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter, sucanat. honey, pumpkin puree, and egg.
  • Fold dry ingredients into wet a little at a time.
  • Pour in your greased baking 9x9 pan or 9x5 loaf pan. Mixture will be very thick!
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until done.
  • Cut a slice and enjoy!
  • For further indulgence, add some easy whipped cream cheese frosting!


To reduce sugar, use apple sauce in place of one or both sweeteners or check out this recipe, you could just add a few teaspoons more of ginger and cinnamon.