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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place four 4 1/2-by-7-inch parchment-lined Panibois (wooden) baking pans or buttered 3 3/4-by-6 1/2-inch loaf pans on a baking sheet.

  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, and spices. Beat butter with a mixer on medium-high speed until pale and creamy, about 3 minutes. Gradually add brown sugar and beat until fluffy. Reduce speed to medium and add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until combined and scraping down sides of bowl as necessary. Add vanilla and molasses in a slow stream. Reduce speed to medium-low and gradually add buttermilk, beating until incorporated. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until incorporated.

  • Divide batter among pans and spread evenly. Sprinkle with candied ginger.

  • Bake, rotating baking sheet halfway through, until a toothpick inserted in the centers comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Transfer loaves to a wire rack. If using loaf pans, unmold after 30 minutes. Let cool completely.

Reviews (3)

90 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 35
  • 2 star values: 31
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
Hi DKH - How did it turn out with the 1 Tablespoon? Would you add more?
Rating: 2 stars
As I was preparing to make these for gifts, I also noticed that ground ginger was missing from the recipe. Sure seems like an error! I looked at a few other similar recipes and added about 1 Tbsp of powdered ginger.
Rating: Unrated
I have not made this yet, but would like to in a few days as gifts - but I noticed the only ginger is the candied ginger garnish. Is there powdered ginger missing from the recipe? Any suggestions of the quantity of powdered ginger to add?