Homemade gingerbread is a Christmas tradition. Nothing screams the holiday season more than fresh, warm, and cozy gingerbread. You can spice up your holidays with gingerbread cookies, cake, and more! These homemade gingerbread recipes are guaranteed to fill your house with the smell and warmth of delicious Christmas gingerbread.
Not only does homemade gingerbread taste and smell amazing, it also benefits your stomach in multiple ways! Ginger has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects making it perfect for stomachaches. The holidays tend to come with a lot of over eating and stomachaches so having some homemade gingerbread on deck isn’t a bad idea.
There is so many different kinds of way to incorporate gingerbread into your food. Gingerbread recipes are perfect for hosting a holiday get-together, watching your favorite holiday movie, and even gift giving. Making homemade gingerbread is rather easy, just remember to keep the dough moist and soft.
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Moist Gingerbread: While making gingerbread, if you notice your dough is too crumbly mix in 1 tbsp of milk until the dough becomes soft again.
Chilling Tip: Chilling gingerbread dough for at least two hours gives the ingredients a chance to absorb one another, making it so much easier to roll out the dough without it cracking.
Cookie Cutter: If you want to make gingerbread men and fun shaped Christmas cookies, try out these festive cookie cutters.
Homemade Gingerbread Cookies
While gingerbread men are a classic gingerbread cookie, there are plenty of other types of gingerbread cookies that are just as tasty, if not more! These homemade gingerbread cookies are exactly what you need to start off your holiday season.
Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cookies
Classic old-fashioned gingerbread cookies. Bust out your cookie cutter and make this classic Christmas treat! You can cut them into gingerbread men or use any other fun shape.
Let’s make Soft Gingerbread Cookies this holiday season! Soft, pillowy gingerbread with sunken centers and slightly crisped edges, plus little nooks and crannies packed with ginger spice and molasses. These are SO GOOD!
These aren’t your average sugar cookies though, these are the thin, crispy kinds that are super addicting. These are also extra special because we’ve made our own traditional German gingerbread spice which give these cookies SUCH a nice gingerbread flavor.
While cookies are the most known Christmas dessert, sometimes you got to switch it up and have a good cake. These gingerbread cakes are the perfect combination of moist, delicious, and cozy, they will be sure to please everyone!
Easy Gingerbread Cake
Quick and easy gingerbread recipe, made with simple ingredients. This old fashioned, classic gingerbread cake is soft, moist, loaded with molasses & spices. Baking this gingerbread or ginger cake is one of the highlights of my holiday season.
Celebrate the holidays in style with this incredible Christmas Gingerbread Cake. Three layers of moist gingerbread are covered with a cream cheese frosting for an amazing Christmas dessert that will impress everyone!
Old-fashioned gingerbread is a Christmas classic. This moist cake has a delicious ginger molasses flavor with hints of brown sugar and cinnamon. It tastes warm and cozy, and is delicious served warm with butterscotch sauce and whipped cream.
This gingerbread pots de creme combines seasonal flavors of ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg with butterscotch and bourbon with a dash of smoky sea salt to come together in a silky, creamy and perfectly spiced custard.