Gingerbread Cake - Gluten Free

Gingerbread Cake – Gluten Free

This cake is delicious! The heat of the ginger balances off the sweeter elements so it doesn’t feel heavy.

This was only recently perfected with some experimentation.

I must give special thanks to Randy for helping me ‘test’ the final cake creation. 

He readily agreed….well actually begged to be part of the ‘testing process,’ and even bravely suggested we try seconds and thirds ‘just be be sure.’ He then creatively suggested that it would be ‘wise’ to repeat the whole process the next day on slightly old cake.

Ingredients:   

3/4 cup vegetable or coconut oil 
1/2 cup rice syrup
1/4 cup blackstrap molasses
1/4 cup water
1/4 – 1/3 cup fresh ginger, grated (note this is lots of ginger, you can just put 1 or 2 Tbsp)
1 cup brown rice flour
1/2 cup potato flour
1/2 cup flax meal
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. stevia (clear liquid Sunny Dew is best)
1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:

1.    Combine vegetable oil, rice syrup, molasses, flax meal and ginger in a bowl.
2.    Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a separate bowl.
3.    Stir half of the flour mixture into the wet mixture.
4.    Mix well.
5.    Add water.
6.    When mixed well, stir in the remaining dry ingredients.
7.    Pour into an oiled, floured 8 inch square pan.
8.    Bake at 400º F. for 35 to 45 minutes.
9.    Serve with Sugar-free Apple sauce.

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