Protein Gingerbread Recipe

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We've updated this classic Christmas treat with a dose of protein

Gingerbread men are a classic Christmas treat we all know and love, but we’ve put a Musclefood twist on the festive favourite to make it slightly healthier, but still taste good!

Hygge Christmas morning
Photo by Evelin Horvath / Unsplash

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 15 min

Total Time:
30 mins

Serves 3-4

Calories 237

Protein 52g

Carbs 42.7

Fat 12.9g


40g (4 level scoops) of protein powder
250g almond flour
100g coconut oil
2tsp ginger
1tsp cinnamon
1 egg
2 tbsp almond milk
1 tbs honey/agave/molasses


1. Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl.

2. Add in the coconut oil, egg, milk and honey and mix together using your hands until a dough is formed.

3. Sprinkle some extra almond flour on a clean surface and roll out your dough until it is 1cm thick.

4. Use cutters to cut out your gingerbread shapes and place on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and bake at 180 for 10-15 minutes, until they are golden brown.

5. Place on a baking rack to cool down. Once cooled, decorate them to your liking.

6. Enjoy!

Jenny Shaw

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