Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is not a gingerbread cookie. This is a dense, moist cake. Serve with whipped cream and/or a sprinkling of powdered sugar. It is fabulous.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slowly add the contents of the small bowl, alternating with 1/2 cup boiling water.
  2. Beat until creamy.
  3. Grease and wax paper an 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan.
  4. Bake at 350 (325 for glass pan) for 30-40 minutes.
  5. Remove from pan while still warm.
Most Helpful

Made for PAC and it was so darn easy and smelled wonderful....and tasted even better!

CIndytc September 08, 2009

Made for Holiday Tag. Simple to prepare with bold spice flavour...I loved it! I had regular molasses so I don't know what difference it would make.

Lorrie in Montreal July 25, 2009