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Apple Gingerbread

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This spicy gingerbread makes a healthy dessert or snack since it's made with whole grain flour, applesauce and flax meal.
Ingredients
  Non hydrogenated spread 5 Tablespoon
  Fresh ginger 2 Teaspoon, minced
  Flax meal 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 3 Tablespoon
  Whole wheat pastry flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Mustard powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon, grated
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Safflower oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Agave nectar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Apple sauce 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Non dairy milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (rice milk used)
For serving
  Non dairy whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease a 8x8 inch baking dish with oil. Set aside.
3. In a small frying pan, put the non-hydrogenated spread, place it on low heat and let it melt. Add the ginger to the pan and let it cook for around 5 minutes.
4. In a small bowl, add flax meal and pour warm water. Stir to mix. Set aside to thicken.
5. In a large bowl, add flour, baking powder, ground cloves, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, salt and mustard powder. Whisk to mix well.

MAKING
6. To the bowl with the flax mixture, add oil, agave, molasses, apple sauce, non-dairy milk. Mix well till combined. Pour the ginger mixture into this and mix well.
7. Slowly add the wet mixture into the dry flour mixture and stir to get a smooth batter.
8. In the greased 8x8 inch baking pan pour the batter and spread evenly.
9. Bake in the preheated oven for around 35 minutes or till the toothpick comes out clean. Remove and let it sit for a few minutes before slicing.

SERVING
10. In a serving plate, serve it as it is as a snack or as a dessert topped with non-dairy whipped cream.

For Recipe of Making Apple Sauce please check out this link - How to Make and Can Apple Sauce

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegan, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Homemade Apple Gingerbread is a different snack from the regular ones. It's something simple but yet easy to make. You can have it as a dessert too. Do check out the video for this easy recipe.

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