Vegan and gluten free gingerbread recipe

This is a wonderful vegan and gluten free recipe via One Green Planet, gingerbread men is a christmas favourite and this recipe is full of spices to make a comforting treat.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour (I used Bob’s Red Mill GF All Purpose Baking Flour)
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg, ground
  • ½ tsp. cloves, ground
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp. ginger, ground
  • ¼ cup sunflower oil
  • ¾ cup cane sugar
  • ¼ cup molasses

PREPARATION

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together gluten-free flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and ginger. Set aside.
  2. In another large bowl, beat sunflower oil and sugar together for 2 minutes.
  3. To the oil/sugar mixture, add the molasses and almond milk. Continue to mix for 1 minute.
  4. Add the dry ingredients, about 1/3 at a time until stiff dough is formed.
  5. Make the dough into a disk shape, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours, or overnight.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  7. Line a baking sheet with a silpat or parchment paper.
  8. Using a melon baller or about ½ ~ 3/4 Tbsp. of dough, roll dough into balls of approximately equal size and slightly flatten into a disk shape. Place onto the baking sheet spaced 2 inches apart.
  • ¼ cup almond milk

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