Copycat Starbucks Gingerbread Loaf
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4 mini loaves
 
You can now have this delicious loaf at home, Copycat Starbucks Gingerbread Loaf.
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup apple sauce
  • ½ cup sour cream
Frosting
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • Candied ginger, chopped in small squares
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease four mini loaf pans 6x3x2" with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the dry ingredients. Set aside. In the bowl of a standup mixer with a paddle attachment cream butter and sugars together. Add eggs one at a time and mix well. Add the apple sauce and sour cream. Add the flour mixture slowly mixing well.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 30 min. or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  4. Cool for 5 minutes and then remove from pan, cool completely on racks.
  5. For the frosting, beat the cream cheese with a hand mixer until soft and light. Add the vanilla and slowly add ½ cup of icing sugar at a time and blend in. Spread the icing on top of the cakes and decorate with the candied ginger.
Recipe by Noshing With the Nolands at https://noshingwiththenolands.com/copycat-starbucks-gingerbread-loaf/