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Gingerbread CupcakesMerry Christmas Wish

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas

These festive gingerbread cupcakes are the perfect change of pace from regular gingerbread or gingerbread men cookies.

Gingerbread cupcake


1-1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
2/3 cup sugar
2-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1-1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup molasses
3 large egg whites
3 cups lite whipped topping

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Coat two 12-cup muffin tins with cooking spray.

Combine flours, sugar, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and allspice in a large bowl; stir to mix well. Add applesauce, molasses and egg whites; stir until mixture is moist and well combined. Fill each muffin tin 3/4 full with batter.

Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Cool cupcakes to room temperature and serve each topped with 2 tablespoons of whipped topping.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 24 servings Gingerbread Cupcakes.

Did you know?

On June 5th of each year, gingerbread lovers celebrate National Gingerbread Day. The term 'gingerbread' originally referred to preserved ginger. Later, it would be referred to as a confection made up of honey and spices. The creator of National Gingerbread Day is unknown and this day is not known as an official national holiday.

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