Gingerbread with Orange Glaze Recipe

Classic gingerbread gets an upgrade with a homemade, fresh orange glaze.

Gingerbread with Orange Glaze Recipe

How To Make Gingerbread with Orange Glaze

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 1 hr 5 mins


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 egg white
  • whipped topping, reduced fat

For Orange Glaze:

  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp orange peel, finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp orange juice


  1. Heat oven to 325° F. Spray loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Beat all ingredients except whipped topping and Orange Sauce ingredients in a medium bowl with an electric mixer on low for 30 seconds. Beat on medium another 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.

  3. Pour into pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan.

  4. Slice into 8 pieces and serve either warm or cold with whipped cream and Orange Glaze.

For Orange Glaze:

  1. Orange Glaze: Mix sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan. Gradually stir in water and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils.

  2. Boil and stir for 1 minute and remove from heat. Stir in orange peel and orange juice, serve warm or cool.


  • Sugar: 16g
  • :
  • Calcium: 28mg
  • Calories: 153kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 29g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 177mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 128mg
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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