Gingerbread with chocolate icing 
RECIPE
1 h 5 min

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! 

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Ingredients For

  • Butter
    Dairy products
    PDO Poitou-Charente Butter
    3.80 oz See the article
  • PDO Vosges Pine Honey
    Sweet products
    PDO Vosges Pine Honey
    10.60 oz See the article
  • x 1
  • 9.50 oz
  • 4.40 oz
  • 0.50 tbsp
  • 1 oz
  • 0.50 tsp
  • 0.50 tsp
  • Chocolate
    Sweet products
    Bars of dark cooking chocolate
    3.50 oz See the article
  • Chocolate
    Sweet products
    Bars of dark cooking chocolate
    7 oz See the article
  • 7 oz

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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