Holiday Gingerbread Pudding Cake

This is a magical recipe that creates an out of this world moist and flavorful holiday gingerbread cake. MyHoliday Pudding Gingerbread Cake whole family loves this cake and always asks for it at the holidays. It is moist, thick, and has such great flavors from all of the spices and the molasses! It makes a large cake so it is perfect for gatherings and parties. Slice into squares and serve with a dolop of homemade whipped cream and ground cinnamon on top for the best after dinner treat! It looks like a lot of ingredients but this cake goes together wicked fast and bakes up beautifully!

1/2 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

1 large egg

1 cup molasses

1 cup water

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

Pudding ingredients:

2/3 cup brown sugar

1 cup water

1/4 cup butter, cubed

In a large bowl, beat together the butter, sugar, egg, molasses and water until well combined. Add in the flour, baking soda, spices, and salt and beat until mixed thoroughly.

mixing it all together

Pour into a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle the brown sugar over top of the batter.

cake batter

adding brown sugar

In a small bowl, put the cubed butter and cup of water. Microwave for about 2 minutes or until the butter is melted. Whisk quickly with a fork and then pour over top of the cake batter and sugar.

melted butter and water

ready for oven

Carefully put the baking dish into the oven at 350°F and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Serve warm with whipped cream!

 

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6 responses to “Holiday Gingerbread Pudding Cake”

  1. Eliza Waters says :

    Looks easy and delicious!

  2. Judy @ newenglandgardenandthread says :

    Looks like that would taste pretty darn good with a hot beverage on a cold day. 🙂

  3. Kristina says :

    This looks awesome! I can’t wait to try it!

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