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
  • 9.50 oz
  • 4.40 oz
  • 0.50 tbsp
  • 1 oz
  • 0.50 tsp
  • 0.50 tsp
  • Chocolate
    Dark Chocolate Cooking Bars
  • Chocolate
    Dark Chocolate Cooking Bars
  • 7 oz

Preparation

1

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

2

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. 

3

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

4

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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