Honey and Walnut Gingerbread

  • Yield: 12 pieces
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins


For the dough
250grams liquid honey
175grams oleo
125grams brown sugar
100grams California walnuts
350grams flour
3teaspoons gingerbread spice
1/2-- sachet baking powder
2-- eggs
150grams dried exotic fruits mix
For decoration
125grams icing sugar
2-3tablespoons water
40grams California walnuts
-- candied cherries


  1. Put honey, oleo and sugar in a pot and boil up. Let cool down a bit.

  2. Chop walnuts very finely. Mix flour, gingerbread spice and baking powder in a bowl. Add eggs, walnuts and the honey mixture and stir until you have a smooth dough. Put aside some dried fruit pieces for decoration. Chop the rest of the dried fruits and mix them with the dough.

  3. Put baking paper on a baking tray (ca. 32 x 24 cm, if the tray is too small please use a baking frame) and flatten. Bake the dough in the preheated oven at 180C (Gas: 2-3, recirculation air: 160C) for 30-35 min. Let it cool down.

  4. Mix icing sugar and water and stir until you have a smooth glaze. Chop walnuts.

  5. Cut candied cherries and the rest of the exotic dried fruits to small pieces. Cut the gingerbread into 12 pieces. Cover with glaze and decorate with walnuts and dried fruits. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 490
  • Glycemic Load 9
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 180mg
  • Potassium 140mg
  • Carbohydrate 72g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 46g
  • Protein 6g
  • Trans Fat 2g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 10%