Practical Gingerbread Recipe Without Eggs, Butter, Nor Milk

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Sunshine V.: "I was looking for new recipes last Christmas and…" Read More

Super easy gingerbread, in about an hour. Just mix together the ingredients and bake. You’ll be smelling the savory spices in no time. Featuring rye flour and coffee, you’ll appreciate the bold flavor.


  • 500 grams rye flour
  • 500 grams liquid honey (I used acacia honey)
  • 350 milliliters water
  • 6 grams baking soda
  • 1 coffee (spoon gingerbread spices, or 1 coffee spoon cinnamon plus 1/2 cofee spoon anise powder plus 1/4 coffee spoon clove powder)


  1. Preheat your oven to 180 °C
  2. In a bowl, pour the flour, spices, baking soda. In a saucepan heat the honey and water. Gradually pour into the bowl and mix with a wooden spoon. Put the dough in a cake mold lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake for about 1 hour, check the cooking with a knife's blade.
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Sunshine V. 1 Jul 2015
I was looking for new recipes last Christmas and wanted to try this gingerbread recipe. It was pretty easy and tasted good. My kids liked it too. I will file it away in my winter recipes.