Amish Gingerbread Loaf Cake: A Moist Gingerbread Recipe From the Pennsylvania Dutch by 30Seconds Food

Amish Gingerbread Loaf Cake: A Moist Gingerbread Recipe From the Pennsylvania Dutch

If you've ever eaten Amish bread or cake, you know how good these home baked recipes can be. This easy gingerbread recipe is no exception. 

If you love gingerbread, this will be your new favorite loaf recipe. It's delicious for breakfast, or as a snack or dessert!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 loaf


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Beat the sugar and shortening together in a bowl. Add the molasses and boiling water. Stir to combine.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Add this mixture to the wet ingredients. Beat well. Add the eggs and beat again. Fold in the walnuts, if using. 
  3. Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 40 minutes. 

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Old fashioned Amish goodness. 😋
Elisa Schmitz
How amazing is this. Simple and delicious! #yum
Gingerbread bread sounds really yummy...

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