Lightened up Gingerbread Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by LUv 2 BaKE

A delicious spicy, very moist almost sponge-like sweet cake. Very good as is, with ice cream, or iced.

Top Review by Sue1111

We did not like this recipe. It was spongy and had a total lack of ginger flavor. Will not make again. I also agree that the recommend baking time was too long. My cake was done after approximately 1/2 the time. I agree that it was totally rubbery texture.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, molasses, and egg.
  3. In a glass measuring cup measure 1/2 cup hot water (or heat up cool water in the microwave until hot but not boiling).
  4. Add the baking soda to the hot water, stir.
  5. Add the soda and water mixture to the bowl of ingredients. Stir until mixed.
  6. Pour batter into a lightly greased 9X9" baking dish.
  7. Bake at 350F for 30 - 35 minutes.

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