Best Gingerbread Cake Recipe
Nothing invokes the feeling of the holidays like the smell of gingerbread and this gingerbread cake recipe will REALLY set the mood!
If you don't have time to make and decorate gingerbread cookies or a special gingerbread house, this gingerbread cake is not only simple to follow, but it's soft and delicious. Of course, you can create your own delectable gingerbread cake recipe as well. If you already have a favorite, please share it below. If you'd like to customize this recipe, here are some tips to get you started:
Here's our favorite, simple cake recipe:
Gingerbread Cake RecipeIngredients:
Optional Lemon Glaze:
Another Optional Glaze:
Note that adding just a touch more butter to the gingerbread cake recipe can actually make the cake softer and richer, though you certainly don’t want to add too much of this ingredient.
Some believe that mixing by hand with a wooden spoon rather than using an electric mixer actually makes the cake “taste” better after cooking.
A gingerbread cake recipe isn’t complete without a topping. It can be as simple as Cool Whip or whipped cream, but for an added touch, try on eof these gingerbread glazes. A gingerbread glaze will make a world of difference in your gingerbread cake recipe.
Play around with the spices to make this gingerbread cake recipe your own. Some recipes call for less ginger (only 1 teaspoon) but add a teaspoon of cloves. You can make more of a gingerbread coffee cake recipes by adding buttermilk to the recipe. Obviously, this will taste a bit different than typical gingerbread.
You may find that, in some instances, gingerbread cake is referred to as molasses cake. Some recipes call for white instead of brown sugar, and for a less sweet cake, use only half a cup of either sugar. Whether you stick to this gingerbread cake recipe as written or change it to suite your tastes, it will be a great holiday recipe and lots of fun to serve.
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