Tuesdays with Dorie | Fresh Ginger Chocolate Gingerbread


Heather of Sherry Trifle is the Tuesday with Dorie (TWD) host this week and she picked a very refreshing dessert, the Fresh Ginger and Chocolate Gingerbread.   I have always thought about making gingerbread or gingerbread cookies with fresh ginger but never have.  I am so glad Dorie created this recipe, it is really lovely.

The recipe calls for fresh ginger, dried ginger and stem ginger (I could not find so I used candied baking ginger) as well as cloves and cinnamon, lucky for us, I still had some of that lovely cinnamon bark so I used that.  In addition to molasses (which I forgot how much I liked until I licked the spoon)  there is melted bittersweet chocolate and pieces of chocolate mixed into the batter.  I was suppose to frost the finished gingerbread with more chocolate but opted to keep it simple and on the light side.  Overall, we like it as it is moist, spicy, light and really refreshing.  Perfect after a nice meal or as a simple afternoon snack with a nice cup of espresso.

Thank you Heather for hosting!

This gingerbread is also the dessert for our Recession/Depression dinner series.


  1. My stomach is growling now! Must eat this for breaky!

  2. It looks wonderful.

  3. That sure is some “gingery” gingerbread! It looks and sounds just delicious!

  4. Oh, how lovely! I’m intrigued by the combination and can’t wait to try this! Many thanks for the nudge -

  5. Looks great to me.

  6. Zoë François says:

    Yum! I have fresh ginger and this is exactly what I’m going to make with it. Warm with a cup of coffee!

  7. Looks great and I love the cup and plate!

  8. looks great! i’d love a piece with afternoon coffee!

  9. Your cake came out great good job!

  10. Hi First time here. You have a great blog whcich makes for a nice read.

    Would love to have you visit my place sometime. :)

  11. Mmmmm. That looks just delicious!

  12. I’ll have to try candied ginger in this next time I make it. Yours looks great. :)

  13. trifle goods for life says:

    nice blog and thanks for inspiring ideas..


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