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Homemade Gingerbread

How to bake up a batch of delicious homemade gingerbread. Slice it, slather it with butter, and enjoy this delicious holiday treat.
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Course: Bread, Christmas, Holiday
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 529kcal
Author: Mel Lockcuff

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup corn syrup light
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

Instructions

  • Cream the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs, and add buttermilk, along with syrup.
  • Measure 3 cups of flour and sift, adding in baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Add in spices, and mix well.
  • Grease and flour your pan/s. I used a large loaf pan, as well as 2 mini loaf pans. Bake for about 30 minutes in a slow oven (about 350 degrees). Serve while warm.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Servings | Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 121IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg
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