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Ginger Spice Cake

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield 9 servings (serving size: 1/9 of cake)
Upgrade your traditional spice cake recipe by adding a hit of ground ginger. It's a subtle change, but one you'll love.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 215
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 39 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 37 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 232 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. With an electric mixer, beat sugar and butter on medium until well blended. Add syrup, juice, egg, and zest; beat well, and set aside.

  3. Combine flour, ginger, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl; add the dry mixture to the syrup mixture, stirring until well blended.

  4. Pour batter into 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean from center. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack.