New versions of Gingerbread

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by shimmer, Oct 14, 2002.

  1. shimmer

    shimmer

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    I've searched several online recipe sites, but haven't found what I know must be out there.

    I"m looking for a gingerbread-like cake or torte. Does anyone have any recipes similar to this?

    ~~Shimmer~~
     
  2. svadhisthana

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    Are any of these close to what you are looking for?


    This one was rated high by readers, and I plan on making it soon.

    Gingerbread Cake

    Recipe By :Cooking Light Magazine. March 2001. Page: 117.
    Serving Size : 12
    Categories : Desserts

    Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/2 cup molasses
    1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
    1/4 cup vegetable oil
    2 large eggs

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 7 ingredients (flour through cloves) in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk; make a well in center of mixture.

    3. Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through eggs); stir well with a whisk. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish or 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool in dish for 10 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
     
  3. richardl

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  4. thebighat

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    Classic Home Desserts by Richard Sax has a good one.