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Gingerbread Muffin Recipe by top Houston lifestyle blogger Ashley Rose of Sugar and Cloth
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5 from 2 votes

Gingerbread Muffins Recipe

Part-breakfast, part-sweet treat, these muffins do double duty for brunch, snacks or gifted to friends. 
Total Time40 mins
Course: Bites
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, christmas, desserts, ginger, gingerbread, holiday, muffins, recipe, snack, sugar and cloth
Servings: 12
Calories: 250kcal


  • Muffin tin
  • Whisk
  • Large mixing bowl


  • 0.5 cup milk of choice
  • 0.5 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1.5 tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.5 tsp sea salt 
  • 0.5 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2.25 cup cups flour 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 eggs
  • 0.3 cup canola oil
  • 0.5 cup molasses
  • 0.5 cup brown sugar 
  • 0.3 cup white sugar
  • 0.25 tsp ground cloves 


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly spray a muffin tin with cooking spray or line with paper liners and set aside. 
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, sugars, molasses, oil, eggs and vanilla extract until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. 
  • Slowly add in the dry ingredients to the wet, stirring until just combined. Place ~1/4 cup batter into each muffin tin, filling 2/3 of the way up. 
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 minutes. Then, lower the heat to 350 degrees F and bake an additional 5-7 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy as is or with lemon glaze, recipe below. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 2mg