Healthy Gingerbread Loaf

5 from 6 reviews

Healthy gingerbread loaf recipe with whole wheat flour, applesauce and simple maple syrup glaze. Fill your kitchen air with holidays spices and enjoy a slice guilt free. Moist and SO good.

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  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 53 minutes
  • Yield: 12 slices 1x



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, line 9×5 loaf pan with unbleached parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, add flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder + soda, and salt; whisk well to combine.
  2. In another medium bowl, whisk eggs for 10 seconds. Add applesauce, molasses, maple syrup, oil and vanilla; whisk until mixed well. Pour into a bowl with dry ingredients and mix with spatula gently, just enough to combine or until you see no more white flour pockets. Do not stir vigorously or over mix.
  3. Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven, let cool for 5 minutes and transfer to a cooling rack to cool off for 1 hour.
  4. Drizzling small amounts of honey or maple syrup on a pastry brush, glaze the loaf and cut into 12 slices using serrated knife.

Store: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 – 4 months.

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