Ginger Cake

Recipe by dicentra
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Coat a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray; line bottom of pan with wax paper.
  • Coat wax paper with cooking spray; set aside.
  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
  • Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in a bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  • Place brown sugar and butter in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium-high speed until well blended (about 3 minutes).
  • Add the egg, and beat well.
  • Beat in the applesauce and molasses (batter may look slightly curdled).
  • Reduce mixing speed to low. Add one-third of the flour mixture, and beat just until blended.
  • Repeat procedure with remaining flour mixture.
  • Add Guinness stout, and beat just until combined.
  • Scrape batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes; remove from pan.
  • Cool completely. Spread cake with whipped topping. Cut into 8 wedges.
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