Rating: 4.5 stars 4.3
29 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 18
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

This recipe yields a light and spicy gingerbread cake making it a terrific Christmas-time recipe.

Recipe Summary

1 - 9 inch round pan


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch round pan. Sift together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and molasses. Add flour mixture and water. Beat until smooth.

  • Pour batter into pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

196 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 26.9g; fat 9.1g; cholesterol 15.5mg; sodium 182.5mg. Full Nutrition