• prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    This cake, at its best when warm, is full of dark molasses flavor and three kinds of ginger (fresh, ground and crystallized). It can be served with powdered sugar, whipped cream or even ice cream — a drizzle of caramel sauce is especially nice, too.

    Ingredients

    • ½ cup/115 grams unsalted butter (1 stick), at room temperature, plus more for greasing pan
    • ¾ cup/150 grams granulated sugar
    • 1 cup/240 milliliters molasses (not blackstrap)
    • 1 (2-inch) piece ginger, peeled
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 ½ cups/320 grams all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
    • ¾ cup/180 milliliters whole milk
    • ½ cup/70 grams diced crystallized ginger
    • Turbinado sugar, as needed, for finishing
    • Powdered sugar, as needed, for finishing

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 374 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.88%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 31.27%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 27 mg 8.89%
    • Sodium: 253 mg 10.53%
    • Calcium: 104 mg 10.38%
    • Potassium: 568 mg 16.23%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.59%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 67 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.51%
    • Sugar: 40 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.02%
    • Vitamin C 0.06%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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