Halloween Gingerbread

  • 1 1/2 cups whole grain pastry flour or all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup maple sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tbsp. ginger juice (grate fresh ginger and squeeze to get juice)
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/4 cup walnut oil
  • Butter

Orange Frosting

Preheat oven to 350.  Mix dry ingredients; flour, maple sugar, cinnamon, sea salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl.  In a separate bowl mix eggs, molasses, ginger juice, yogurt and walnut oil.  Combine wet ingredients into dry ingredients.  Lightly butter a 9×9 baking dish and add gingerbread batter.  Bake uncovered 30-35 minutes.  Remove gingerbread from oven and let cool.  Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar and food coloring in a food processor and puree until creamy.  Spread frosting on top of gingerbread.