Gingerbread Mini Cakes Recipe

Looking for an easy Gingerbread Mini Cakes recipe? Learn how to make Gingerbread Mini Cakes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dmtotw

Makes 20 servings



Pumpkin puree brings the calorie and fat count way down.

Recipe Ingredients for Gingerbread Mini Cakes

1/4 cup unsalted butter
2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup Pumpkin
1/2 cup molasses
2 large eggs
1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
1 cup confectioners' sugar

Recipe Directions for Gingerbread Mini Cakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray mini or standard muffin tin with nonstick spray. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, allspice, cinnamon, cloves and salt. In a medium bowl, beat granulated sugar and butter with a wooden spoon, until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Whisk in pumpkin puree until smooth, then whisk in molasses, eggs and buttermilk. Add to flour mixture in 3 additions, stirring well to combine.

  2. Divide batter among muffin cups (60 mini or 20 standard.) Bake until puffed and set (12 min for mini, 35 min for standard.) Let cool completely in pans on wire racks.

  3. Whisk together confectioners' sugar and 2 T water (and some vanilla or lemon if you want.) Spoon over muffins and let glaze set, about 15 minutes, before serving.

  4. 1 serving is 3 mini muffins or 1 standard muffin

Categories

Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 63.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
165
Calories from Fat
27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.0g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
156mg
6%
Potassium
205mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
32.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
18.7g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 6% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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