Cheese Gingerbread I Recipe - Molasses, Soda, Flour, Ginger, Salt, Water

Cheese Gingerbread I

Cheese Gingerbread I Recipe - Molasses, Soda, Flour, Ginger, Salt, Water
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Servings: 12


Cheese Gingerbread I
Cheese Gingerbread I

Cheese Gingerbread I is a unique and delicious twist on traditional gingerbread, incorporating the rich and savory flavor of cheese. This recipe is sure to be a hit with cheese lovers and dessert enthusiasts alike.


The origins of Cheese Gingerbread I can be traced back to early American colonial times, where cheese was a common ingredient in many baked goods. This recipe combines the classic flavors of gingerbread with the added richness of cheese, creating a truly decadent treat.


How to prepare

  1. First, heat the molasses and cheese in a double boiler until the cheese is melted.
  2. Add the soda and stir vigorously.
  3. Mix and sift the dry ingredients, then add them to the molasses and cheese 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 a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg for extra warmth and spice.
  • Try using different types of cheese for a unique flavor profile.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to use a high-quality cheese for the best flavor in this recipe.

- Make sure to mix the dry ingredients thoroughly to ensure even distribution of flavors.

- Baking in small tins will result in individual servings, perfect for sharing or gifting.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Cheese Gingerbread I warm with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a decadent dessert.

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 cheddar or gouda work well.

Make Ahead Tips

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

Presentation Ideas

Serve Cheese Gingerbread I on a platter with fresh fruit and a dusting of powdered sugar for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Cheese Gingerbread I with a cup of hot tea or coffee for a cozy and comforting treat.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store Cheese Gingerbread I in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply warm in the oven or microwave until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 220 per serving


Carbohydrates: 35g per serving


Total Fat: 6g per serving


Protein: 4g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This recipe is a good source of calcium and iron.


Contains dairy and gluten.


Cheese Gingerbread I is a moderately high-calorie treat that provides a good balance of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. It is also a good source of calcium and iron.


Cheese Gingerbread I is a delightful and unique dessert that combines the classic flavors of gingerbread with the rich and savory taste of cheese. This recipe is sure to be a hit at any gathering or celebration.

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 rainy autumn afternoon, the kind of day that makes you want to stay inside and bake something warm and comforting. I was flipping through an old cookbook that my mother had passed down to me, when I stumbled upon a recipe for Cheese Gingerbread.

I had never heard of such a thing before, but the combination of sweet and savory flavors intrigued me. The recipe called for a unique mix of ingredients - molasses, ginger, cinnamon, and of course, cheese. I immediately set to work gathering all the necessary items from my pantry and fridge.

As I began to mix the ingredients together, the kitchen was filled with the wonderful aroma of spices and cheese. I could already tell that this was going to be a special treat. The batter was thick and sticky, and I poured it into a greased baking dish before popping it in the oven.

As the Cheese Gingerbread baked, I couldn't help but think back to all the recipes I had learned over the years. Each one had its own story, its own history. Some were passed down from generation to generation, while others were discovered in cookbooks or shared by friends. But this recipe felt different somehow, like it had been waiting for me to find it.

When the timer finally beeped, I eagerly pulled the Cheese Gingerbread out of the oven. It was a beautiful golden brown, with a slight crust on top. I couldn't wait to taste it.

I let it cool for a few minutes before cutting into it. The texture was dense and moist, with pockets of melted cheese throughout. The flavors were a perfect balance of sweet and savory, the ginger and cinnamon complementing the tangy cheese beautifully.

I took a bite and closed my eyes, savoring the moment. It was like nothing I had ever tasted before, a truly unique and delicious treat. I knew right then and there that this recipe would become a staple in my kitchen.

Over the years, I have made Cheese Gingerbread for countless family gatherings, potlucks, and special occasions. Each time, it is met with rave reviews and requests for the recipe. I love sharing this special dish with others, knowing that it brings joy and comfort to those who taste it.

As I sit here reminiscing about that rainy autumn day when I first discovered the recipe for Cheese Gingerbread, I am filled with gratitude for all the wonderful recipes that have come into my life. Each one has its own story, its own memories attached to it. And I am grateful for the opportunity to pass on these recipes to future generations, creating new memories and traditions along the way.

In the end, it is the simple act of cooking and sharing food that brings us together, creating bonds that can never be broken. And for that, I am truly thankful.


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