Recipe: Cranberry Gingerbread Cake


Our Head Pastry Chef, Ray Lajoie, shared this recipe with Sarasota's Abc7  News on December 19, 2019.  Here's the complete recipe in case you missed the cooking segment!

Cranberry Gingerbread Cake

  • 2 2/3 cup flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 teaspoon allspice

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 1 cup molasses

  • 1 ½ cup fresh or frozen cranberries

  1. Preheat oven to 350F 

  2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, beat in eggs and molasses.

  3. In a separate bowl whisk all dry ingredients together. 

  4. Add to the egg and sugar mixture mix well then slowly add the hot water mix until smooth fold in the cranberries. 

  5. Pour batter into a prepared springform pan bake at 350 for approximately 35 minutes or until the cake is firm to the touch.

  6. Cool on a wire rack and dust with powdered sugar.
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