Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake
Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake a simple, moist & easy Christmas Cake Recipe. Served with a spoonful of whipped cream makes it perfect.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 2/3 cup hot water
- 2 1/4 cups flour (cake/pastry flour)
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- pinch salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger (optional)
- 2 eggs beaten
CINNAMON WHIPPED CREAM
- 1 cup cream (whole or whipping)
- 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
In a medium bowl cream butter, then gradually add the brown sugar and the molasses and beat to combine, then add the hot water and combine.
In another medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger (if using).
Add the flour mixture in 3 parts to the creamed mixture beating after each addition. Then add the beaten eggs. Beat to combine.
Pour into prepared cake pan and bake for approximately 30-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool completely before serving. Serve with a spoonful of Cinnamon whipped cream. Enjoy!
Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 237mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 424mg | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 895IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 3.1mg