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Gingerbread Amish Friendship Bread ♥ friendshipbreadkitchen.com
Gingerbread Amish Friendship Bread
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 
This spicy spin on a holiday classic is one of our favorite Amish Friendship Bread recipes. Serve a warm slice of this gingerbread with a dollop of fresh whipped cream.
Servings: 2 loaves
Author: Friendship Bread Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Amish Friendship Bread Starter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup oil
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 tablespoons molasses if unavailable, substitute ¾ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1-2 small boxes instant gingerbread pudding if unavailable, use vanilla pudding mixed with 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • ½ cup diced crystallized ginger plus 2 tablespoons for topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325° F (165° C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add ingredients as listed.
  3. Grease two large loaf pans.
  4. Dust the greased pans with a mixture of ½ cup sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon.
  5. Pour the batter evenly into loaf or cake pans. Top with 2 tablespoons diced crystallized ginger and sugar.
  6. Bake for one hour or until the bread loosens evenly from the sides and a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean.
  7. ENJOY!