Gingerbread with chocolate icing 
15 min
Average: 4 (3 votes)

Gingerbread with chocolate icing 

A delicious gingerbread recipe, with dark chocolate... Something to warm up those cold winter days, for a tea party or a sweet treat! 

Preparation time

15 min

Ingredients For

  • Butter
    Charentes-Poitou Butter PDO
  • PDO Vosges Pine Honey
    Vosges Pine Honey PDO
  • x 1
  • 270 g
  • 130 ml
  • 0.50 tbsp
  • 5 g
  • 2 g
  • 2 g
  • Chocolate
    Dark Chocolate Cooking Bars
  • Chocolate
    Dark Chocolate Cooking Bars
  • 200 g



Preheat the oven to 160°C (320°F).  
Melt the milk with the butter. Leave to cool.  


Warm the honey. Break the egg into a mixing bowl and beat with an electric whisk. Add the warm honey while whisking into a foamy mixture. Add the flour, bicarbonate of soda, spices, and orange zest. Mix everything together. Roughly crush the chocolate into large chunks and add to the mixture. 


Butter and flour a cake mould. Pour the mixture into the mould.  
Then, bake for 50 minutes.  


Meanwhile, make the icing. Melt the chocolate with the cream until shiny and smooth.  
Remove the cake from the mould and place on a grid and then pour the chocolate icing over the cake

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