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I made a lot of modifications to this and it was the best gingerbread I have ever had or made! My changes: all whole wheat pastry flour, 1/4 cup more water, only used 1 teaspoon baking powder, used 1/2 cup sugar, tripled the amount of powdered ginger, added another egg, used 2 tablespoons fresh ginger root, and added cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, black pepper, and 1 1/2 cups grated carrots. A lot of adjustments, but it made it absolutely perfect.

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Celantiis May 07, 2008

Thank you for such a wonderful gingerbread recipe. As it is written it certainly deserves 5 stars. Of course, we love spicy cakes and this is perfect for us. Great with lemon sauce or whipped cream. This is one of the few recipes that does not require changing.

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waynejohn1234 October 05, 2008

Thank you so much Petdrwife for sharing your lovely gingerbread recipe. My mother and I enjoyed this easy to make dish very much. So much that we ate the whole cake by ourselves for breakfast and lunch today...totally awesome.

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Baby Kato September 23, 2005