Cakes

Gingerbread Cake

gingerbread cake

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups self-raising flour
  2. 2 teaspoon ginger
  3. 1 teaspoon allspice
  4. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  5. 1 teaspoon cloves
  6. ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  7. ½ cup butter
  8. ½ cup dark brown sugar
  9. ½ cup syrup
  10. 2 eggs
  11. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  12. ¼ cup water
  13. 2 tablespoon buttermilk

gingerbread cake ingredients

Frosting

  1. Icing sugar
  2. Butter
  3. Cream cheese
  4. Vanilla

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl and all the wet ingredients except water and mix well.
  4. Add flour and mix, and water and mix well.
  5. Pour into a greased pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and cool for a while before removing from the pan and cooling completely on the wire rack.
  7. Prepare the frosting and frost the cake.
  8. Enjoy.

gingerbread cake steps

gingerbread cake corner

Advertisements
Standard
Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies

Ingredients

  1. 1 ¾ cup flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  3. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  4. ½ cup dark brown sugar
  5. 2 teaspoon ginger
  6. 1 teaspoon allspice
  7. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  8. 1 teaspoon cloves
  9. 1/3 cup butter, room temperature
  10. 1/3 cup syrup
  11. 1 egg
  12. ½ teaspoon vanilla

gingerbread cookies ingredients

Directions

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix all the wet ingredients and add in the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  3. Cover with plastic cling and refrigerate for an hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  5. Roll out the dough to your preferred thickness.
  6. Cut out some shapes with cookie cutters and place on a parchment paper lined baking try.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Cool and decorate if desired.
  9. Enjoy.

Gingerbread cookies steps

Standard