Gingerbread: Cakes, Cookies and More

From gingerbread men to cakes, gingerbread is a sweet and versatile treat. These gingerbread recipes are perfect for cold winter nights!

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Peachy Gingerbread Cake Roll

My father loved gingerbread so I combined two or three recipes to create this one for him. This fruity, spiced cake roll gets kudos every time I serve it.
—Dawn DePew, Blacklick, Ohio

Pear Upside-Down Gingerbread

I prefer to bake from scratch, but this Christmasy cake mix recipe is a favorite. For a change of pace,...


Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

The aroma of baking gingerbread stirs up such warm memories. This cake looks festive and is even on the lighter...


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Chocolate Gingerbread Yule Log

If you’ve tasted a yule log sponge cake, you’ll love this version with fresh ginger and spices. The holiday stunner...


Crunchy-Top Gingerbread

My grandmother often served this dessert with her special Sunday dinners, and my mother and I have also taken it...

Ginger-Cream Bars

I rediscovered this old-time recipe recently and found it's everyone's favorite. Even 4-year-olds have asked for these frosted bars as...


Gingerbread with Fig-Walnut Sauce

I experimented with aniseed this past holiday season and fell in love with the licorice flavor. It really enhances the...