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Gingerbread Cake

We all love cake and we love that it satisfies our sweet tooth cravings. So, we got a gingerbread cake recipe from Cookie and Kate that is naturally sweetened. No need to debate whether you should go for seconds.

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 1 & 2/3 cups whole wheat flour 

  • 1 & 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp ginger

  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/3 date syrup

  • 1/3 cup molasses

  • 1/2 cup flax mylk

  • 6 tbsp melted butter

Cream Cheese Frosting: 8 oz cream cheese, 2 tbsp unsalted butter, 1 & 1/4 cups powdered sugar, and 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt,  nutmeg, and baking soda. 

  • In another bowl whisk egg. Add the date syrup and molasses. Then whisk in the flax mylk and melted butter. 

  • Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and mix.

  • Pour the batter into a baking pan.

  • Bake at 400F for ~ 25 mins.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

In a mixer, combine cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla.