Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Serve this amazing cake with whipped cream. If you prefer an extreme stronger spice flavor then increase all spices by about 1/2 teaspoon. You can even add in raisins to this if you desire. This is taken from my "Holiday Favorites" folder.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oeven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  3. Grease and flour a 9-inch baking dish (knock out any excess flour, can also bake in a 13 x 9-inch pan).
  4. In a bowl sift together flour, baking soda, spices and salt.
  5. In another bowl using an electric mixer beat oil and sugar until well combined (about 4-5 minutes).
  6. Beat in egg and molasses until well combined (about 2 minutes).
  7. Gradually add in flour mixture until combined.
  8. Add in HOT water, beating until smooth.
  9. Transfer batter to prepared baking dish.
  10. Bake for about 40 minutes, or until cake tests done.
  11. Cool on pan for 10 minutes, then invert to a rack to cool.
  12. Serve with whipped cream.

Reviews

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This is a very tasty, dark, cake-like gingerbread. I held back one star because I had to put it back in the oven for an extra 25 minutes. I think this would have baked properly in a 9"x13" pan in about 35 minutes and I will try that next time. Thanks Kittencal.

Kat's Mom February 24, 2008

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