A double dose of ginger and the right sweeteners give this loaf huge flavor.

Anna Theoktisto
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Yield:
Serves 18 (serving size: 1 slice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Whisk together 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, ground ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, pepper, and cloves in a bowl. Whisk together molasses and boiling water in a second bowl.

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  • Beat butter and brown sugar in a bowl with a mixer on medium-high speed until fluffy. Beat in egg and zest. With mixer running on low speed, add flour mixture alternately with molasses mixture. Stir together crystallized ginger and remaining 1 teaspoon flour; fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake at 325°F until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 55 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

176 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 3g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 1g; sugars 17g; added sugar 16g; sodium 136mg; potassium 5%.
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