8 Ways to Enjoy the Taste of Gingerbread

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If you’re a fan of ginger, there are ways to enjoy the warm, enticing flavor of gingerbread any time of year. The combination of sugar, molasses, cinnamon and ginger can be translated into breakfast, dessert, and everything in between; infinitely versatile, it’s particularly delicious when it’s cold outside. And there’s nothing better than gingerbread to make your house smell comfortably inviting.

  • Apple Gingerbread Pancake 1 of 8
    Apple Gingerbread Pancake
    This simple but elegant apple pancake with a gingerbread batter is perfect for a weekend morning - or any celebratory brunch gathering!
    Simple Bites has the recipe!
  • Gingerbread Waffles 2 of 8
    Gingerbread Waffles
    Make winter weekend mornings special with mildly spiced gingerbread waffles - a delicious smelling breakfast for the house to wake up to!
    Babble has the recipe!
  • Chocolate Gingerbread Crackle Cookies 3 of 8
    Chocolate Gingerbread Crackle Cookies
    Not all gingerbread cookies are rolled and cut; this soft, chewy dough is rolled into balls, then rolled in sugar to coat, resulting in moist cookies that are soft inside, crunchy outside.
    Babble has the recipe!
  • Gingerbread Cookie Cheesecake 4 of 8
    Gingerbread Cookie Cheesecake
    This gorgeous gingerbread cheesecake, topped with whatever fruit you can dream up - peaches in summer, apples or pears in fall or winter - makes a decadent dinner party dessert.
    Babble has the recipe!
  • Overnight Gingerbread Pancakes 5 of 8
    Overnight Gingerbread Pancakes
    These overnight gingerbread pancakes are perfectly seasonal, and ideal when you don't want to fuss in the morning, but want something special. They'll make your house smell divine, too!
    Family Bites has the recipe!
  • Upside Down Pear Gingerbread 6 of 8
    Upside Down Pear Gingerbread
    This upside down pear gingerbread is a family favorite - we make it for every occasion, from birthdays to Easter to Thanksgiving. It's delicious topped with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
    Dinner with Julie has the recipe!
  • Gingerbread Martini 7 of 8
    Gingerbread Martini
    This warmly spiced martini is perfect for winter parties!
    Babble has the recipe!
  • Spiced Orange Gingerbread 8 of 8
    Spiced Orange Gingerbread
    For something deliciously different, try gingerbread spiked with orange zest and juice. A delicious flavor combination any time of year!
    Dinner with Julie has the recipe!

Find more of Julie’s recipes and ideas at her blog, Dinner with Julie. You can also join her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, or find more of her posts on Babble.

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