Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake
A moist and delicious old fashioned gingerbread cake recipe. This gingerbread cake can be served plain, with whipped cream and caramel sauce.
Servings Prep Time
12pieces 20min
Cook Time
35min
Servings Prep Time
12pieces 20min
Cook Time
35min
Ingredients
Caramel Sauce
Instructions
  1. Grease and flour a 9 by 13 inch pan. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs and beat well. Add the vanilla.
  3. Mix the molasses with the 1/4 cup boiling water then dissolve the soda into the mixture. Stir then add to the butter mixture.
  4. Place the flour, baking powder, salt and spice in a medium size bowl. Mix to distribute the baking powder and spices. Add to the butter and molasses mixture.
  5. Add boiling water, mix until blended. Pour into cake pan.
Caramel Sauce
  1. In a small pot add the brown sugar, flour and salt. Mix and add the water.
  2. Cook over medium heat until thick about 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Add the butter and vanilla. Stir and serve with the gingerbread cake.

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