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Chocolate Gingerbread Loaf cake
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Chocolate GingerBread Loaf Cake

Ginger and Chocolate? Craving for spice and chocolate is satisfied in every bite of this flavourful chocolate gingerbread. This loaf is very easy to whip together.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Loaf
Cuisine: American-Inspired
Keyword: Gingerbread loaf
Servings: 2
Author: Eateries Delightful

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature or coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1+1/4 cup jaggery syrup or maple syrup* refer notes below
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/ 2 tsp grounded cloves
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips and more for sprinkling

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 deg F . Grease 9 * 5 loaf pan or line the pan with parchment paper and keep it ready.
  • Make flaxseed eggs. Combine 1 tbsp flaxseed with 3 tbsp water and leave it aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk butter and sugar together until creamy.
  • Add flaxseed mix, apple sauce. Combine
  • Now add vanilla, jaggery syrup, or maple syrup. Stir well.
  • Slowly add all the dry ingredients portion by portion until combined
  • Stir in hot water and mix until smooth.
  • Pour in the batter onto the greased pan, sprinkle chocolate chips if needed. And bake for one hour or until a toothpick comes clean.
  • Allow the loaf to cool down completely on a wire rack before slicing.

Notes

Notes: How to make Jaggery Syrup?
  • You need 1+1/2 cup jaggery, 1 cup water. In a saucepan, mix both together and on a low flame until jaggery melts completely.
  • Next, increase the flame to medium, and boil it until the syrup thickens. May take around 10 minutes. You do not have to reach one string consistency. Aim for thickness like honey, should be enough.