Colonial Gingerbread

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by coconutty

This is a great recipe that was clipped from a magazine many years ago.

Top Review by BecR2400

Outstanding gingerbread! Very moist, fragrant and delicious!! I doubled the ginger (just my preference), and served with a cup of tea. Made for PAC Spring 2008 --lovely recipe, thanks coconutty!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the over to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Butter and flour a 9x9x2 inch pan.
  3. Measure all ingredients into a large bowl. With mixer at low speed, beat until blended, constantly scraping the bowl with a rubber spatula.
  4. Increase the speed to medium and continue beating for 3 minutes, occasionally scraping bowl.
  5. Pour into pan. Bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  7. Note: 1 T. vinegar plus milk may be substituted for the buttermilk.

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