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Gingerbread Cake with VIDEO

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Gingerbread is one most familiar recipe during winters and a must for Christmas and New Year feast. When I got see most of my blogger buddies sharing Gingerbread Men cookies, thought of sharing something different from that and this resulted me for this Gingerbread Cake.

Gingerbread cake consumes almost 5 mins more than the regular cakes, but it tastes heavenly, smells winter with moist texture and beautiful color. Let me share the recipe here, why wait, give a try and feel the winter before it moves off.

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Gingerbread Cake

Ingredients:

  • All-Purpose flour – 2 ½ cups
  • Brown sugar- 2 cups
  • Vegetable oil – 1 ¾ cups
  • Molasses / Palm Jaggery sryup – 3 tbsp
  • Baking powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Cooking soda – ½ tsp
  • Cloves powder – ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Dry ginger powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Eggs – 3 nos (room temperature)
  • Butter milk – 300 ml
  • Milk – 150 ml
  • Salt – ¼ tsp

Making of Gingerbread Cake –

Preparation:

  • In a wide mouth bowl, sieve all-purpose flour, baking powder, cooking soda, cinnamon powder, salt, cloves powder and dry ginger powder, all together and keep it aside.
  • In another bow, break the eggs, add brown sugar and beat it until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add molasses/palm jaggery syrup followed by vegetable oil, butter milk and milk by beating them at regular intervals of time.
  • Meanwhile pre-heat the microwave to 180 degree C and grease the baking tray.
  • Add the sieved flour little by little to the wet ingredients and fold them gently (make sure no lumps are formed).
  • Pour the batter to the baking tray and bake at 180 degree C for 10 mins or until the tooth pick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  • Transfer it to plate, once it comes to room temperature.

Serve at room temperature.

For Icing:

Ingredients:

  • Cream cheese – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar – ¾ cup

Preparation:

  • Bring the cream cheese to room temperature, transfer it to a bowl, add the powdered sugar and beat it well until the sugar dissolves.
  • Cut the cake into two equal halves, spread the cream cheese frosting over a piece of cake and cover it with the other piece.
  • Spread the cream cheese frosting all over the cake and refrigerate for 5 to 6 hrs.

Cut and serve chilled.

Eggless ButterMilk Fruit Cake

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I have bookmarked this recipe long ago, but I was delaying in baking. Delaying has become the best, since I have baked this cake today and it’s our 11th Anniversary Day, so called the STEEL ANNIVERSARY DAY. This cake added happiness from its part, as it came out well – moist, soft, yummy. The cake was about to be over in minutes, but I store a portion of cake for my Bestie. Let us move on to the recipe…

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Eggless ButterMilk Fruit Cake

Eggless ButterMilk Fruit Cake

Ingredients:

  • All purpose Flour / Maida – 1 ½ cups (200 gms)
  • Pitted Dates / Paerichambalam – ½ cup (90 gms)
  • Granulated Sugar – 2/3 cup (130 gms)
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Buttermilk – 1 cup (240 ml)
  • Unsalted Butter (melted) – ½ cup (110 gms)
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • Black raisins – ¼ cup
  • Golden raisins – ¼ tsp
  • Walnut – ¼ cup
  • Ground Cloves – 1/2 tsp
  • Ground Cardamom – 1/2 tsp
  • Ground Nutmeg – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger Powder – 1/2 tsp

Preparation:

  • Sieve flour/maida, spice powder, baking powder, ground cloves, ground cardamom, ground ginger, ground nutmeg and salt all together.
  • Chop dates, raisins and walnuts into small pieces.
  • Take granulated sugar, buttermilk, butter (melted), and vanilla extract in a bowl and beat them till it blends together.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree C. Grease a baking tray.
  • Now roll out the dry fruits and nuts in the sieved flour.
  • Add the flour along with the dry fruits and nuts, little by little and fold them in the butter milk mixture.
  • Pour the batter to the baking tray and bake in 180 degree C for 9 mins.
  • Insert a tooth pick in the middle of the cake and pull it out. If the tooth pick come out clean the cake is done, else bake it for few more mins.