Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Old fashioned gingerbread is one of the traditional flavour of Christmas. This dark dense cake has the perfect balance of molasses and spices.
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  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, cut into ½ -inch chunks (room temperature)
  • 2/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup mild-flavoured molasses
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 large egg
  • For Cream cheese icing
  • Chai Cream Cheese icing 


  1. Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger, and cloves
  2. In Ventray Stand Mixer bowl, mix butter, dark brown sugar and molasses with boiling water. Mix over medium to high speed until butter well blended
  3. Add in egg and mix. Then add in dry ingredients blend until just combined and there are no lumps in the batter
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F, grease a 9-inch baking pan, flour the pan make sure all sides are evenly coated
  2. Bake cake for 35minutes or until centre is set and edges look dark
  3. Remove from oven, set aside and let it cool before decorating or cutting it into squares to serve


This recipe is easy, quick, decorate with scoop of ice cream or any cream cheese icing. Your family will love this as much as we do


  1. Mixer
  2. 9-inch baking pan

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