The best homemade gingerbread recipe. Perfectly spiced and moist this bread is the perfect breakfast or dessert for the holidays. It tastes just like Starbucks!
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 2 large eggs room temperature
- 1 cup buttermilk room temperature
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 5 loaf pan with non stick cooking spray.
In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves and salt, set aside.
In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes.
Add in the molasses and vanilla.
One at a time add the eggs and scrape down the sides of the bowl.
Add the dry ingredients to the stand mixer alternately with the buttermilk, stirring just until blended after each addition.
Spoon the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 45-50 minutes.
Cool in the pan for 15 minutes then remove from the loaf pan to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Adapted from Taste of Lizzy