Are you looking for a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional gingerbread? Do you want to enjoy the flavor of this classic holiday treat without all the extra calories? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! This recipe for low-calorie gingerbread is just as tasty as its traditional counterpart, but with much fewer calories. Let’s take a look at how it’s made.
The Ingredients: The first step in making this delicious low calorie gingerbread is gathering all the ingredients. You will need 2 cups of whole wheat flour (instead of white flour), 1 teaspoon of baking powder, ½ teaspoon of baking soda, 1 ½ teaspoons of ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of ground ginger, ¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg, ¼ teaspoon of salt, 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter (at room temperature), ¾ cup of light brown sugar (packed) or honey, maple syrup, coconut sugar or agave, and 2 large eggs.
Now that your ingredients are assembled, it’s time to start baking! Preheat your oven to 350°F and lightly grease an 8×8 inch pan with cooking spray or butter. In a medium bowl whisk together your flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger nutmeg and salt. In a separate bowl beat together the butter and brown sugar until creamy. Beat in the eggs one at a time until fully incorporated before slowly adding in the dry ingredients until everything is well combined. Pour into your prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares and serving.
These low-calorie gingerbread squares are sure to be a hit with dieters and health-conscious people alike! Not only are they healthier than traditional gingerbread recipes but they also still have all that classic sweet flavor we know and love during the holidays. So, if you’re looking for an easy way to make everyone happy at your next holiday gathering or family dinner then give this recipe for low calorie gingerbread a try! Enjoy!