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This recipe from Gluten Free on a Shoestring makes soft, delicious gingerbread that you don’t have to be gluten free to love. If you’re having a holiday get-together, or taking food to a party, these are perfect: simple, comforting, tasty and suitable for all.

For the full recipe, and many more GF goodies, visit the website.


  • 210g all purpose gluten free flour
  • 3/4 tsp xanthan gum (omit if your flour blend already contains it)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 110g packed light brown sugar
  • 85g unsalted butter or coconut oil, at room temperature
  • 85g unsulphured molasses
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 egg at room temperature, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Royal Icing, for decorating (optional)


For full instructions visit Gluten Free on a Shoestring

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