Chocolate-Glazed Gingerbread Cakes

festive for the holidays
Festive for the holidays
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Ingredients

For cakes:
¼ cup (90 g) Honey
¼ cup (95 g) Molasses
½ cup (125 g) Brown sugar firmly packed
¾ cup (180 ml) Milk
1 ¼ cup (150 g) All-purpose flour
1 ¼ tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Ground ginger
½ tsp Ground Allspice
½ tsp Cinnamon ground
1 pinch Ground nutmeg
65 g Unsalted butter chopped
1 pinch Salt
1 Eggs
⅓ cup (75 g) Candied ginger chopped
For ganache:
200 g Dark chocolate chopped
100 ml Heavy cream
15 g Unsalted butter
1 tsp Glucose syrup glucose syrup

Nutritional information

315
calories
14,4g
fat
44g
carbohydrates
3,9g
protein
45mg
cholesterol
86mg
sodium
Ingredients
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Chocolate-Glazed Gingerbread Cakes

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These Chocolate-Glazed Gingerbread Cakes are so festive for the holiday season. And if you are on the hunt for a new dessert recipe, look no further than this one! It is easy to prep and bake and yields 12 rich in robust gingerbread flavor muffins. Finish them off with a hefty drizzle of chocolate ganache, and you will impress all your friends and family!

These cakes take just 10 minutes of active work but get tons of flavor from honey, molasses, butter, ginger, allspice, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Prepare the batter, spoon into a muffin pan and bake. To serve, invert the cooled muffins and pour some ganache over. Top with candied ginger and enjoy!

To make the Chocolate-Glazed Gingerbread Cakes, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Chocolate-Glazed Gingerbread Cakes

Steps to make Chocolate-Glazed Gingerbread Cakes

1

Heat oven and prepare muffin pan

5

Preheat the oven to 350 °F and grease a 12-cup muffin pan and line bases with parchment paper.

2

Mix wet ingredients

5

Place ¼ cup honey, ¼ cup molasses,½ cup brown sugar, and ¾ cup milk in a saucepan over low heat, heat and stir until the sugar dissolves. Let cool.

3

Mix dry ingredients

2

Place 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, 1 ¼ teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, ½ teaspoon allspices, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 pinch nutmeg, 65 grams chopped unsalted butter, and a pinch of salt in a food processor and pulse to combine.

4

Combine wet and dry ingredients

2

Add in 1 egg and the cooled honey mixture and process for 1 minute or until a smooth batter forms.

5

Transfer batter to muffin pan

2

Transfer the batter to the prepared muffin pan.

6

Bake

20

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.

7

Cool

Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 5 minutes in the pan, then invert onto a wire rack to cool completely.

8

Make ganache

5

Meanwhile, place 200 grams of chocolate in a heatproof bowl. In a saucepan over medium-low heat, heat 100 milliliters cream and bring almost to a boil. Add to the bowl with chocolate and stir until smooth. Add in 15 grams butter and 1 teaspoon glucose syrup, and stir until smooth. Leave to cool to room temperature.

9

Decorate

3

Dip each cake in ganache. Alternatively, spoon the chocolate ganache over each cake, letting some drip around the sides. Top each cake with candied ginger.

10

Serve

Serve and enjoy!

These Chocolate-Glazed Gingerbread Cakes are quick and easy to prepare and cook. They taste delicious too! Don’t forget to tag @cookmerecipes in your baking posts if you try these!

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Athina

Amazing! Thank you for sharing. Happy Holidays!

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