GingerBread Loaf

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by wetwurks

this is more or less pieced together from various recipe ideas while in search of the saut-after starbucks ginger bread loaf.i modified for my own personal taste and consistancy for matching the starbucks recipe...i think this hits the nail on the head...hope you enjoy , hope you enjoy.

Top Review by cooking_goddess

me & my family made this for christmas dinner.It's simply delicious!You can't get enough of it!Thanks so much for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, cloves and salt.
  4. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Dissolve baking soda into applesauce and mix into creamed butter.
  7. Add flour mixture.
  8. Mix until smooth.
  9. Pour batter into a loaf pan.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 50 minutes (I do 45 minutes) or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out just slightly sticky.
  11. Beat cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  12. Beat in vanilla.
  13. Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar.
  14. Frost cake when it is completely cooled.
  15. Decorate with chopped candied orange peel or candied ginger.

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