Fairtrade Spicy Gingerbread Cake Recipe


This week’s Share the Love recipe is a delicious super spicy ginger cake. If you’ve got a recipe to share that contains coffee as an ingredient, or goes great with a cup of coffee, we’d love to hear from you. Leave your recipe in the comment section below!

Extra Spicy Ginger Cake Recipe

Spicy Gingerbread Cake

This cake is a big hit with everyone who’s tried it. It’s moist, delicious and extra gingery spicy. Dust with icing sugar and you’ve got yourself one spectacular cake!

Cake Ingredients
½ cup of packed fairtrade brown sugar
¼ cup of margarine
2 large free range eggs
1 cup of organic applesauce
½ cup of fancy molasses
½ cup of fresh, grated fairtrade organic ginger
1½ cups of organic pastry flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
½ tsp allspice

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Beat brown sugar and margarine until smooth with an electric mixer.
Beat in eggs,beating well after each addition.
Mix in apple sauce, molasses and ginger until smooth.
Combine flour, soda, powder, salt and allspice. Gradually add into sugar mixture, beating 2 to 3 minutes.
Transfer to greased bundt pan and bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until cake pulls away from the side of the cake pan. Place wet, hot tea towel over cake while in bundt pan and let steam for 10 minutes to help with cake removal.
Dust with icing sugar. Serve warm or cold.

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