Not the Gingerbread Recipe you’re thinking of… this is a light airy cake recipe with ginger, spice, and molasses. This is one tasty ginger spice molasses cake.

2 cup (500 mL / 300g) all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp (3 mL) baking soda
½ tsp (2 mL) salt
½ cup (125 mL / 120g) sugar
1 tsp (5 mL) dry ground ginger
1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
½ cup (125 mL) soft butter
¾ cup (175 mL) fancy molasses
1 egg
1 cup (250 mL) boiling water

Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC)
Grease and flour an 8”x 8” square pan.
Whisk together dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Add the butter, molasses and egg and beat for two minutes.
Add the boiling water.
Beat for another two minutes and turn into prepared pan.
Bake for 50-55 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.

Prep Time: 90 Minutes
Servings: 6-8

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