Gingerbread Oatmeal Bread Recipe
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Gingerbread Oatmeal Bread Recipe

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"As a diabetic, I tend to stick with tried-and-true recipes," Barbara Severson writes from Tularosa, New Mexico. "I added spices to a well-like oatmeal bread for this loaf and it’s the best my bread machine has ever turned out. I think it tastes best warm with tea or coffee and whipped topping."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon water (70° to 80°)
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 131 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.


  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.
  2. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Originally published as Gingerbread Loaf in Quick Cooking November/December 2005 , p37

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82sulala User ID: 1058912 57414
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2014

"I have made this many times since 2007 and each time it is great. Smells like fall when baking and I get lots of requests for the recipe. When I don't have orange peel on hand....I add a couple of tablespoons of orange marmalade and it still turns out perfect."

Viandzebsmom User ID: 7298830 57412
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"Simply the best I have ever made in the bread machine!"

lyxanna User ID: 6300385 126127
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"This was a great recipe. I will be adding more ginger, and less cloves. The cloves seemed to take over the taste."

jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 144628
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2010

"I've made this a couple of times already this fall. The bread has a nice subtle gingerbread and molasses flavor. We like to eat it fresh out of the breadmaker with butter and honey."

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