Raisin Gingerbread Loaf With Ginger Icing

Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

A Starbucks copy-cat recipe - by request

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 350, butter and flour 9 in sq baking pan.
  2. To make gingerbread, in a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, molasses, boiling water and butter.
  3. Blend by hand or electric mixer set on low.
  4. While the mixture is still hot, add the baking soda, egg and raisins.
  5. In a small bowl.
  6. re sift the flour with the cinnamon, ginger and cloves.
  7. Stir into the molasses mixture.
  8. Add the candied ginger and mix well without incorporating too many bubbles.
  9. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  10. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 35-40 minutes.
  11. Cool completely.
  12. To make icing, in a small bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  13. Add then the sugar and beat until smooth.
  14. Mix in the vanilla and candied ginger.
  15. Chill briefly before frosting the gingerbread.

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