Extra Gingery Bread


Using fresh, ground, and candied ginger gives this gingerbread an extra rich flavor.

10 servings


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 cup dark molasses

  • ½ cup apple juice

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • ½ cup chopped crystallized ginger


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter and flour a 10 inch springform pan.

  2. Stir together flour, cinnamon, cloves, ground ginger, baking soda, and salt.

  3. In a large bowl, mix sugar with oil, juice, molasses, eggs, and fresh ginger in a large bowl. Mix in crystallized ginger. Stir in flour mixture. Pour into prepared pan.

  4. Bake for 1 hour, or until cake tester comes out clean. Run a knife around the edge to loosen cake, and release pan sides. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

581 Calories
24g Fat
90g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 581
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 457mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 90g 33%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 51g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 679mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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