Old-fashioned, moist gingerbread loaf cake with a sophisticated orange icing drizzled on top.
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 50minutes
Total Time 1hour40minutes
1large eggroom temperature
1-3/4cupswhite whole wheat flour
1recipe Honey Icinglink above prepared according to recipe instructions.
1teaspoongrated orange zest
Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 9x5 loaf pan.
In a large bowl, whisk butter, honey, molasses, egg, milk, and vanilla until smooth.
In medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg until combined. Add dry mixture to liquid mixture, gently stirring until smooth and combined.
Scrape batter into prepared loaf pan and smooth top with a spatula. Bake at 350F 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 30 minutes before removing to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
In a small bowl, whisk together prepared icing and orange zest. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Once cake is cooled, drizzle with icing and serve immediately.