Sunday, December 12, 2010

Gingerbread Bundt Cake

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 teaspoons ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cloves
2 eggs
1 cup molasses
2/3 cup oil
1 cup water
Powdered sugar, if desired


* 1Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with nonstick cooking spray; sprinkle with flour. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, ginger, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; mix well.
* 2In medium bowl, lightly beat eggs. Add molasses and oil; beat well. Stir in water. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; beat just until combined. Pour batter into sprayed and floured pan.
* 3Bake at 350°F. for 45 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Invert cake onto serving plate. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled. Just before serving, sprinkle cake with powdered sugar.

Recipe found at Pillsbury

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