Welcome to The Poker Club at West Houston's blog, where we share our favorite recipes. In this post, we're excited to bring you a detailed and mouthwatering traditional gingerbread cake recipe that will leave you craving for more. Prepare your taste buds for a delightful journey into the world of rich flavors and warm spices.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup molasses
- 1 egg
- 1 cup hot water
Preparing this delicious gingerbread cake is easier than you might think. Follow these step-by-step instructions to achieve the perfect texture and taste:
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch square baking pan.
- In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt. Mix well.
- In a separate large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add the molasses and egg to the butter and sugar mixture. Beat until well combined.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the hot water. Begin and end with the dry ingredients, mixing well after each addition.
- Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly.
- Bake for approximately 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Once fully cooled, you can enjoy the delicious gingerbread cake as is, or frost it with cream cheese frosting for an extra touch of sweetness.
Why Choose Our Traditional Gingerbread Cake?
At The Poker Club at West Houston, we take pride in delivering exceptional experiences, not only in poker but also in culinary delights. Here's why our traditional gingerbread cake stands out:
- A Perfect Blend of Flavors: Our recipe carefully balances the warm spices of cinnamon, ginger, and cloves to create the ultimate gingerbread experience.
- Expertly Crafted: Our chefs have spent years perfecting this recipe to ensure the texture is moist and fluffy, with just the right amount of density.
- Delightfully Moist: The combination of molasses and our secret ingredient adds an extra layer of moisture, resulting in a cake that melts in your mouth.
- Great for Every Occasion: Whether it's a holiday gathering, a special event, or a comforting treat for yourself, our gingerbread cake is the perfect choice.
- Shareable Joy: This cake is not only a delicious dessert, but it also creates a warm and cozy atmosphere when shared with loved ones.
Now that you have the recipe and know why our gingerbread cake is simply exceptional, we invite you to try it out yourself. Experience the joy and warmth that this traditional dessert brings, and impress your friends and family with your baking skills.
Remember, The Poker Club at West Houston is not just about poker; we're here to make every aspect of your experience memorable. Stay tuned for more exciting recipes, poker tips, and entertaining content in the future. Enjoy the journey!