Gingerbread Loaf

Gingerbread Loaf

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 30 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 10-12 slices servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 15 ingredients
This gingerbread loaf has all the flavors of the holidays. We use applesauce to keep the loaf a little healthier and top it off with a Greek yogurt and agave icing! You won’t know...

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon plus one teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons plus one teaspoon ground ginger, divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup apple sauce
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup agave nectar

Nutrition Facts

Calories

365 cals

Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

1 g

Carbohydrates

78 g

Sugar

56 g

Fiber

2 g

Protein

7 g

Sodium

403 mg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  3. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, one tablespoon cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, two tablespoons ginger, and salt.
  4. In a smaller bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, apple sauce and molasses.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk until combined.
  6. Pour the batter in the pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool and remove from the pan.
  7. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine yogurt, agave, and remaining cinnamon and ginger. Spread on top of the loaf while still hot after removing from oven.

Chef Tips

Always eat sweet treats in moderation!

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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