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Look for crystallized ginger on the spice aisle at your supermarket.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2001


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 slice)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Beat first 3 ingredients in a large bowl with a mixer at medium speed until well-blended. Add molasses; beat 1 minute. Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours and next 4 ingredients (flours through allspice) in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture; beat well after each addition

  • Pour batter into an 8-inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray; sharply tap pan once on counter to remove air bubbles. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove from pan; serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; calories from fat 20%; fat 4.2g; saturated fat 0.8g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 36.4g; fiber 1.4g; iron 2.1mg; sodium 102mg; calcium 68mg.