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Simple Ginger Cake with Butter Cream

Simple Ginger Cake with Butter Cream
Recipe By: Lida

About this Recipe:

LidaLida: If you like ginger this will be your favorite cake. Enjoy it with your afternoon tea or as a delicious snack.

Main Ingredients:

Eggs: 5
Flour: 2 cups
Sugar: 1.25 cups
Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup
Milk: 1/2 cup, cold
Ginger powder: 1 tbsp
Baking powder: 1 tbsp
Vanilla powder: 1/2 tsp

Butter Cream Ingredients:

Butter: 1 stick (1/4 lb or 100 grams), at room temperature
Sugar: 1/2 cup
Water: 1/2 cup
Honey: 2 tbsp
Vanilla powder: 1/2 tsp
Chocolate syrup: to decorate


1. Using your electric mixer, beat all the main ingredients together for 3 min.

2. Preheat the oven to 375F.

3. Place parchment paper around your cake pan. Pour in the cake mixture.

4. Bake the cake for 30-40 min or until golden. Let it cool down for at least 15 min.

5. Meanwhile to make butter cream, in a saucepan, boil together sugar, water, honey and vanilla powder. Reduce to half and let it cool down.

6. Using your mixer, beat butter for 1 min. Add the reduced syrup and beat for 1-2 min.

7. Pour butter cream over the cake and decorate with chocolate syrup.

Published on February 21, 2009

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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Ready in
1 hour
Recipe by
3 Ratings
Average rating: 4.67

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Comments: 2

David, Guest2009 Feb 23
Average rating: 5
It was great. Simply delicious

Karol, Guest from: Tehran2009 Mar 11
Average rating: 5
One of the most delicious cakes. I have made it with cocoa powder too, and it tasted great as well.

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