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Slice of gingerbread with vanilla icing in a white bowl in front of a glass of milk and a pie plate containing the rest of the gingerbread
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Gingerbread with Vanilla Glaze

Gingerbread with Vanilla Icing ~ Yummy Gingerbread topped with a Vanilla Glaze! Comforting, easy, and homemade!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 pieces
Calories: 575kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 2 1/3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1 c. molasses
  • 3/4 c. hot water
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Vanilla Icing

  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1-2 Tbsp milk

Instructions

  • Using your stand mixer combine all ingredients on low speed for 30 seconds. Scrape bowl occasionally. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  • Pour batter into a 9" pie plate prepared with Pam non-stick cooking spray.
  • Baked at 325 degrees 50 minutes, until toothpick inserted in the center tests clean. Cool.
  • When gingerbread is cooled mix together ingredient for icing. Drizzle over gingerbread and let set up.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 575kcal | Carbohydrates: 99g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 398mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4.8mg