Total Time
45mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

I love this cake--and it IS indeed moist. From Pamela Westland's "Celebrating Christmas." It is so easy to make. I baked it in a giant gingerbread man pan and decorated with colorful dragees--beautiful! You might consider doubling the recipe, since it makes a small cake.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour, spices and salt; stir in dates and ginger.
  2. Melt molasses and butter Beat egg with sugar.
  3. Add the two mixtures (above) alternately to dry ingredients, beating all the time.
  4. Dissolve baking soda in milk; stirr into mixture.
  5. Pour in 8" square pan lined with non-stick baking paper. Level top and bake at 350 F 45-50 minutes. Let cool on wire rack before removing from pan.
  6. Remove baking paper and wrap in foil. Store in air-tight container up to 8 weeks.