If you are planning to have a tea party with your household or with your girlfriends, then we advise you to cook homemade cakes, namely chocolate and vanilla gingerbread. Such a product made from flour, sugar and butter is the best option! There are several ways to bake delicious and mouth-watering gingerbread, and our variation is using vanilla and cocoa powder. Cooking such pastries is not difficult, and will not take you much time. From kitchen utensils, you should prepare a capacious bowl for mixing ingredients, a fork and baking paper. The subtleties of kneading dough for chocolate gingerbread are described in the preparation technology.
If you plunge into culinary history, you can learn from it that the first mention of gingerbread dates back to the 9th century! It was in Kievan Rus that gingerbread first appeared, which in those distant times was called honey bread, because honey was the main product for this pastry. At that time, rye flour was used for gingerbread. Gingerbread was then made for all strata of society: both for the poor and for the wealthy. Gingerbread was even credited with healing properties. And to this day, gingerbread is considered, perhaps, one of the most sought-after and popular sweets for tea drinking.
Making homemade chocolate biscuits is very easy. We offer you a simple variation that requires only butter, chicken eggs, flour, sugar, vanillin, cocoa and soda.
Variations of making chocolate gingerbread
Today, recipes for homemade chocolate gingerbread can be easily found on the culinary expanses of the network. Our recipe is just one of the variations. Honey is often added to gingerbread dough. You can diversify the composition with ground or crushed nuts (peanuts, walnuts, hazelnuts). In addition, you can add culinary food poppy seeds to the dough. The taste of gingerbread with additional sweet spices will noticeably change.
Gingerbread is loved by both adults and small sweet tooth. Since this homemade cake is quite high in calories, you won’t eat a lot of gingerbread. So, a chocolate gingerbread has about 366 kcal per 100 g. But remember that gingerbread is a source of carbohydrates that are simply necessary for our body, which needs energy (especially for small fidget children). Of course, one should also point out the fact that homemade gingerbread does not contain dyes and other food additives that are used by manufacturers of this popular sweet.