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Gingerbread Bars with Kefir Frosting

Molasses gives these bars their rich flavor. Molasses is a rich source of nutrients, and it contains a number of essential minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, copper, iron, phosphorous, chromium, cobalt, and sodium. Blackstrap molasses is the type of molasses I use since it has a low glycemic index. This means the glucose and carbohydrates are metabolized slowly, demanding less insulin production and stabilizing blood sugar.
Course: Dessert
Servings: 9 servings

Ingredients

Gingerbread Bars

Kefir Frosting

Instructions

Sprouted Gingerbread Brownies:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 8×8″ baking pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together coconut oil, coconut sugar, molasses, and vanilla.
  • Add the egg and whisk until combined.
  • Add baking soda, sprouted flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  • Spread dough evenly into the greased pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. (Do not overcook). Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Top with Kefir Frosting.

Kefir Frosting

  • Whisk softened cream cheese, kefir cheese, honey, and vanilla together.
  • Once the bars are cool, you may spread your frosting on the top. Garnish with extra nutmeg. Cut into squares and serve.