Sunday, January 8, 2012

Didi's Gingerbread Cake with Praline Toppping

Here's Didi's recipe for her Gingerbread Cake


2 c. all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 c. butter, room temperature
1/2 c. light brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large eggs
1/2 c. molasses
1 c. milk

Praline Topping:
1/4 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 c. walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Generously grease a 9-inch cake pan. In a mixing bowl; combine dry ingredients well. In a separate mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time; beating well after each addition. Add molasses. Stir in dry ingredients and milk, alternately, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Transfer batter into prepared pan. Bake 30 minutes. Topping: In a mixing bowl; combine topping ingredients well. Spoon mixture evenly onto top of cake and continue baking 10 minutes; until a cake tester inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cook 10 minutes before cutting. Serve warm. Serves 8-10.



renee said...

Looks yummy!!!

jalna said...

It was yummy Renee!

Betty Townsend said...

It looks really moist!

jalna said...

It really is, Betty. Probably from the molasses.

K and S said...


jalna said...

Yessss Kat. Hahaha.

Erick said...

Looks super ONO!