Old Fashion Gingerbread Cake is a simple and easy cake that has become a Holiday tradition in our house.
The first time I made gingerbread cookies I wasn’t sure my family and friends would appreciate them as much as I did.I thought the strong taste would not grab them they way it did me. But was I wrong!
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.
Course: DessertCuisine: American Servings: 10 Calories: 454kcal Ingredients
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
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
US Customary - Metric Instructions
Pre-heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 9 inch cake pan.
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!
CINNAMON WHIPPED CREAM
In a medium bowl add cream, cinnamon and sugar, beat until stiff.