Cheese Gingerbread Recipe - A Delicious and Easy-to-Make Dish

Cheese Gingerbread

Cheese Gingerbread Recipe - A Delicious and Easy-to-Make Dish
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Servings: 12


Cheese Gingerbread
Cheese Gingerbread

Cheese gingerbread is a unique and delicious twist on the classic gingerbread recipe. The addition of cheese adds a savory element to the sweet and spicy flavors of traditional gingerbread.


The origins of cheese gingerbread are a bit unclear, but it is believed to have originated in England. The combination of cheese and gingerbread may seem unusual, but the flavors complement each other perfectly.


How to prepare

  1. First, rub the cheese and sugar together.
  2. Add the molasses.
  3. Mix and sift the dry ingredients, then add them to the cheese mixture alternately with the water.
  4. Bake for fifteen minutes in small buttered tins.
  5. It may also be baked in a large pan, but it must be broken when cooked, not cut.


  • Add chopped nuts or dried fruit to the batter for added texture and flavor.
  • Experiment with different types of cheese, such as cheddar or gouda, for a unique twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to rub the cheese and sugar together thoroughly to ensure a smooth mixture.

- Sifting the dry ingredients will help prevent lumps in the batter.

- Be careful not to overmix the batter, as this can result in a tough texture.

- Baking the gingerbread in small tins will help ensure even cooking.

Serving Suggestions

Cheese gingerbread is delicious on its own, but can also be served with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Cooking Techniques


Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have molasses, you can substitute with honey or maple syrup.

- Any type of cheese can be used in this recipe, but a sharp cheddar or parmesan works well.

Make Ahead Tips

Cheese gingerbread can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Presentation Ideas

Serve cheese gingerbread on a decorative platter with a dusting of powdered sugar for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Cheese gingerbread pairs well with a cup of hot tea or coffee.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store leftover cheese gingerbread in an airtight container at room temperature. To reheat, simply place in the microwave for a few seconds until warm.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of cheese gingerbread contains approximately 250 calories.


Each serving of cheese gingerbread contains approximately 30 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of cheese gingerbread contains approximately 8 grams of fat.


Each serving of cheese gingerbread contains approximately 4 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Cheese gingerbread is a good source of calcium, vitamin A, and iron.


Cheese gingerbread contains dairy and gluten.


Cheese gingerbread is a tasty treat that provides a good balance of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. It also contains important vitamins and minerals.


Cheese gingerbread is a unique and delicious dessert that combines the flavors of sweet gingerbread with savory cheese. With a few simple ingredients and easy preparation, this recipe is sure to become a favorite for any occasion.

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of finding this recipe for the first time is still fresh in my mind. It was a warm summer day, the sun shining brightly through the kitchen window as I sifted through my old recipe box. As I shuffled through the worn index cards and tattered pieces of paper, my eyes fell upon a yellowed and stained piece of parchment tucked away in the back.

Curious, I carefully unfolded the paper, revealing a handwritten recipe for Cheese Gingerbread. The delicate script was faded, but still legible, and as I read through the ingredients and instructions, a wave of nostalgia washed over me.

I remembered the first time I tasted Cheese Gingerbread. It was at a small bakery in the quaint village where I grew up. The aroma of warm spices and melted cheese filled the air, drawing me in like a moth to a flame. I had never tasted anything quite like it before – the perfect balance of sweet and savory, with a hint of tanginess from the cheese.

I was determined to recreate that magical flavor in my own kitchen. And so began my quest to perfect the recipe for Cheese Gingerbread.

I started by gathering the ingredients – flour, sugar, butter, eggs, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and of course, cheese. I followed the instructions diligently, mixing the dry ingredients together before adding the wet ingredients and blending everything into a smooth batter.

As the Cheese Gingerbread baked in the oven, the tantalizing aroma wafted through the house, causing my stomach to rumble in anticipation. When the timer finally chimed, I eagerly pulled the golden brown loaf out of the oven and let it cool on the counter.

The first bite was pure bliss. The rich, buttery crumb was studded with pockets of melted cheese, the warm spices dancing on my tongue. It was even better than I remembered, and I knew I had stumbled upon a truly special recipe.

Over the years, I have tweaked and perfected the recipe for Cheese Gingerbread, adding my own personal touch here and there. Sometimes I like to sprinkle a little extra cheese on top for a crispy finish, or drizzle some honey for a touch of sweetness.

I have shared this recipe with friends and family, passing it down through the generations. Each time I bake a loaf of Cheese Gingerbread, I am transported back to that small bakery in the village, where it all began.

The recipe for Cheese Gingerbread has become a beloved tradition in our family, a symbol of love and connection. And every time I take a bite of that warm, cheesy goodness, I am reminded of the joy that cooking and sharing a meal can bring.

So here it is, my cherished recipe for Cheese Gingerbread, passed down through the years and shared with you now. I hope it brings you as much happiness and warmth as it has brought me. Enjoy!


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