Nanaimo bars are one of the world's most perfect foods: a three layer no-bake cookie with a chocolate crumb base, a creamy custard middle section, and a firm chocolate topping. This version is dressed up for the holidays with a gingerbread base and a "blonde" white chocolate topping.
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From gingerbread men to quick breads, whoopie pies, and even soufflés, check out your best recipes for that classic winter staple: gingerbread.
These scones are like a delicious spiced molasses gingerbread cookie in scone form. Not too sweet and perfect with the drizzled icing or a pat of cream cheese.
This cake gets a triple hit of flavor with fresh, ground, and candied ginger. The best part? It tastes better the next day, so it's a great do-ahead dessert for a holiday party.
We love gingerbread, so while it's in season, we try to eat as much as possible. Here are 10 great recipe ideas, from traditional gingerbread men to pudding, and more!
It may not fit the traditional definition of 'cake', but a tower of gingerbread and mascarpone cream might just be even better. This recipe from Vintage Cakes takes you through the assembly of what promises to be a stunning, and delicious holiday centerpiece. The snap of spiced gingerbread and the milky richness of mascarpone go together beautifully.
Gingerbread gets a twist with cocoa and chocolate stout. A satiny uber-indulgent white chocolate cream cheese floats on top.
As the air outside grows crisp and we fire up our ovens, the scent of gingery baked goods is just the thing to get us excited about fall. This week, we asked for your favorite ginger dessert recipes, and you weren't bashful.
Apples are everywhere in fall baking, but what about pears? Take away the ubiquitous fall red-wine-poached pear, you'll soon see that there are very few pear desserts out there. When you consider that the more popular member of the pome family is incorporated into nearly everything from pies to cobblers and brown bettys, it's a bit of a mystery as to why pears aren't treated with the same pastry-making regard, especially when you consider their wonderfully delicate, almost floral sweetness.
We love dark, spicy, molasses-laced gingerbread. Of course, there are tons of recipes for baking it from scratch but gingerbread mixes are a great option when you're short on time. Which brand to choose? We tested five: Betty Crocker, Krusteaz, Trader Joe's, Williams-Sonoma and King Arthur Flour. Did any pass as homemade-esque? Check out our results.