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vegan gingerbread loaf
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Vegan Gingerbread Loaf

Ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves are combined with molasses in this quick vegan gingerbread loaf. Moist, fluffy and subtly sweet this loaf makes for a delicious breakfast, a healthy snack, or a holiday dessert when topped with coconut whipped cream!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread loaf, healthy gingerbread loaf, vegan gingerbead loaf, vegan gingerbread
Servings: 12
Calories: 138kcal
Author: Alison Corey


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup date sugar
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • cup unsulphured molasses
  • 1 ¼ cup warm water
  • cup applesauce
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine warm water and molasses in a medium size bowl. Stir until combined. Add applesauce, vanilla, and apple cider vinegar.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and date sugar in a large bowl.
  • Slowly add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, stirring until just combines. Do not over stir.
  • Line your loaf pan with parchment paper. Pour batter into your loaf pan. Sprinkle with chopped pecans on top.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool in loaf pan for 10 minutes before removing. Wait until completely cool to slice and serve.


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 143mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg