Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Ring

Made This Recipe? Add Your Photo

Total Time
20 mins
25 mins

This is a recipe from one of the first cookbooks my Mom gave me when I got married. It comes from McCall's Dessert Discoveries, cookbook #7 of 19 books.

Skip to Next Recipe




  1. Make Gingerbread Ring:.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Grease and flour a 5-1/2 cup round mold.
  4. Into medium bowl, sift flour with baking soda, salt, and spices. Set aside.
  5. In large bowl, using portable electric mixer, beat egg with molasses, butter, and 1/2 cup hot water until well combined.
  6. Gradually beat in flour mixture, beating until smooth.
  7. Turn into prepared round mold; bake 25 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. While gingerbread bakes, make Apple Filling.
  9. Apple Filling:.
  10. Fold applesauce and sugar into whipped cream, to combine well. Refrigerate until serving.
  11. Let gingerbread cool in pan 10 minutes. Then turn out, and serve warm, or let cool completely on wire rack.
  12. Fill center of ring with Apple Filling, and serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

good and easy! didnt do the sauce, and made these in cute teddy bear tins, wonderful! going to freeze a few for easter.

5 5

If you're like me, gingerbread isn't just for the winter holidays ~ I love making this kind of stuff year-round! I followed the recipe right on down while using some homemade, chunky applesauce in the filling, & we had A VERY, VERY WONDERFUL GINGERBREAD TREAT! Many thanks for sharing your recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed in the Aus/NZ Recipe Swap #27]