Cajun Ginger Cake

Recipe by Chef Kate
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cream together butter and brown sugar.
  • Beat in the molasses, the sour cream, the ginger and the egg yolks.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and soda, salt and cinnamon.
  • Stir gradually into molasses mixture until well blended.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry, and fold into batter.
  • Fold in nuts.
  • Generously butter a 9 x 9 x 2" baking pan.
  • Pour in batter and smooth top.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until tester comes out clean.
  • Cool briefly in pan, then invert onto rack.
  • Sieve powdered sugar on top of cake and enjoy.