Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Glaze

If you’re looking for a new addition to your holiday dessert table, I hope you give this a try. Enjoy!



Step: 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step: 2

Grease and lightly flour a 9-inch square baking pan.

Step: 3

Whisk flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and Chinese five-spice powder in a bowl.

Step: 4

Stir sugar, molasses, oil, and egg into flour mixture until just combined.

Step: 5

Pour in boiling water and whisk until the batter is smooth and shiny, about 1 minute.

Step: 6

Pour batter into prepared baking pan. Tap pan gently on the counter to remove any air bubbles.

Step: 7

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Step: 8

Mix powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a bowl until sugar dissolves.

Step: 9

Pour lemon juice mixture over cake while cake is still hot. Spread the mixture around with a spatula to ensure even distribution. Let cake cool completely before serving.


Per Serving: 355 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 57.5g; fat 13.1g; cholesterol 20.7mg; sodium 384.4mg.

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