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My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...

Moist Gingerbread Cake Recipe

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Course Dessert
Cuisine General
Keyword gingerbread cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories per serving 265 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz self-raising flour (225 g)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 3 cloves
  • 4 oz unsalted butter (115 g), cold
  • 4 oz fruit molasses (115 g)
  • 5 oz brown sugar (140 g)
  • 1 ⅙ cup whole milk (280 ml), lukewarm
  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Add the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon powder, black pepper and a pinch of salt to a pestle. Then grind the spices well into a fine spice mix.

    My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...
  2. Put it aside for later. Transfer the flour, baking soda, a pinch of salt and cold butter to a blender.
    My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...
  3. Pulse a few times into a dry mix. In a large mixing bowl add the fruit molasses, egg and brown sugar.
    My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...
  4. Whisk well into a tacky mix. Then add the freshly grated ginger, the spice mix from the pestle and the milk.

    My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...
  5. Whisk well into a runny batter. Then gradually add the dry flour and butter mixture from the blender.
    My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...
  6. Pour the gingerbread batter in a baking paper lined cake tin.
    My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...
  7. Bake the gingerbread cake in a preheated oven at 356°F (180°C) for 45 minutes. Then let it cool in its tin. Remove the cake and baking paper from the tin and slice it up.

    My sugary gingerbread cake recipe is great for breakfast or dessert! Fluffy cake with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves...