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This traditional old fashioned style gingerbread loaf cake is what makes the holidays for me. As soon as I smell that spicy ginger aroma in the kitchen, it triggers lots of memories from my childhood.
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Sticky Gingerbread Loaf Cake

Sweet and spicy homemade gingerbread best served slathered with good butter.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 225kcal
Author foodnessgracious

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2/3 cup warm milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Line an 8.5x4.5 loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together the flour, ginger, and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  • Melt the butter in a pan with the molasses and brown sugar.
  • Once melted, add the liquid to the flour and stir well with a spatula.
  • Add the egg and stir.
  • Combine the warm milk with the baking soda and stir to combine.
  • Add the milk to the batter and mix until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into the pan.
  • Bake in the oven for about 75-80 minutes until the top is springy to the touch.
  • Let cool for at least 2 hours before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcal