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Homemade Gingerbread Bundt Cake

This easy Homemade Gingerbread Bundt Cake is so quick to make your family will never believe how little time it took for you to whip it up. Bread recipes don’t always have to take a long time!

homemade gingerbread bundt cake

Homemade Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Gingerbread Bundt cake is one of those classic desserts that’s made during the late Fall and early Winter months around the holidays. I love making it in the bundt pan instead of a flat pan because it just looks so much prettier! This cake is flavored with ginger, cloves, and cinnamon, and of course, the distinct flavor of molasses.

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This bundt cake may look like it took some serious holiday magic to make, but it is actually so easy to make in just a few simple steps and a handful of pantry staples. It’s the perfect cake to make this holiday season. If you love gingerbread, you have to try these Honey Gingerbread Cookies.

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What Ingredients Do You Need for this Gingerbread?

This quick bread only uses a handful of ingredients:

  • sugar
  • butter
  • egg
  • molasses
  • all-purpose flour
  • baking soda
  • ground cinnamon
  • ground ginger
  • ground cloves
  • salt

What Molasses Do You Use for Gingerbread?

For this gingerbread cake, I like to use Grandma’s unsulphured molasses, which you can find in the baking aisle of your grocery store.

More Bundt Recipes:

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Delicious Natural Banana Bread Recipe

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Homemade Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup white sugar
1⁄2 cup butter
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1⁄2 teaspoon ground cloves
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1 cup hot water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.
  4. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Blend into the creamed mixture.
  5. Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan.
  6. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool in pan before serving.
homemade gingerbread bundt cake

Holiday Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This easy Homemade Gingerbread Bundt Cake is so quick to make your family will never believe how little time it took for you to whip it up.

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup white sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup hot water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.
  4. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Blend into the creamed mixture.
  5. Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan.
  6. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool in pan before serving.
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