Gingerbread is one of those things that in the past I have liked the idea of more than the actuality. I love the way the house smells all cozy and comforting as it bakes. I love the homey, unpretentiousness of it, the simplicity. What I have not been so fond of was the taste. Until now that is.
I happened to stumble upon a recipe for gingerbread cake that uses fresh ginger as opposed to dried and I was intrigued. I am a huge fan of fresh ginger but don’t care too much for the dried version. I though perhaps fresh ginger would make a difference.
Rather than make a cake I opted for a loaf – ginger bread instead of gingerbread. And I opted to make it not just gluten free but grain free with the use of almond meal.
The fresh ginger made all the difference! I really, really like this bread! It is moist, tender