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Ginger Spice Cake

Ginger Spice Cake

Upgrade your traditional spice cake recipe by adding a hit of ground ginger. It's a subtle change, but one you'll love.

Health DECEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 9 servings (serving size: 1/9 of cake)
  • Cook time:30 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 215
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 37mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 232mg
  • Calcium: 34mg
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