Our favourite gingerbread recipes

Nothing smells more like the holidays than freshly-baked gingerbread treats. Enjoy healthier versions of this spicy holiday favourite with these recipes

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gingerbread cookie

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

The smell of gingerbread baking is a welcome sign of the holidays. Here’s a gluten-free version that anyone can enjoy.

Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

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This delicious, lightly spiced gingerbread is hard to resist. Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea or try it for dessert, with custard or a little reduced-fat cream or plain yogurt plus, perhaps, a spoonful of fresh apple compote.

Get the recipe: Gingerbread

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Gingerbread Cupcakes

The combination of ground, fresh and crystallized ginger gives these delicious cupcakes a multi-layered flavor that lovers of ginger will find irresistible.

Get the recipe: Gingerbread Cupcakes

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Ginger Nut Cookies

Here’s a healthier, less-fatty version of a traditional favourite cookie. Bake simple round cookies, or use fancy cutters and encourage children to stamp out gingerbread figures and shapes. Whatever the shape, these spicy, crunchy ginger nut cookies taste terrific.

Get the recipe: Ginger Nut Cookies

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