In a large mixing bowl, combine together sifted flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and gingerbread spice. Add the wet ingredients: melted butter, milk, beaten eggs and molasses. Stir well until combined.
Stir in candied orange peel (cut into small pieces) and chocolate chips. Pour the batter into a loaf tin lined with baking parchment.
Bake in a preheated oven at 360°F/180°C for 1 hour or until ready.
When ready, remove from the tin and let it cool completely before drizzling with the glaze.
For the glaze: Mix together all the ingredients and pour over the cooled loaf.
Optional: Top with candied orange peel and chocolate chips.
Cinnamon glaze can be omitted or you can use your favorite glaze/frosting.
Topping the loaf with candied orange peel and chocolate chips is completely optional.
Honey can be used instead of molasses.
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The baking time may vary slightly depending on your oven. Check after 50 minutes by inserting a skewer in the middle of the loaf. If it comes out clean, the bread is ready.
Keyword: Gingerbread Loaf Recipe
Gingerbread Loaf with Cinnamon Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 298Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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