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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Chocolate-Ginger Bundt Cake

 This cake was made on demand of my daughter. It was a treat before her exam starts, so she can energize and concentrate on her study. She can live on just Chocolate cake. I made plain chocolate cake before. This time I wanted to add some extra flavour to plain chocolate cake. So, searched at my favorite Martha Stewart's Food page and found this easy recipe. I thought, Ginger and cinnamon will give a fine flavour to plain chocolate cake and I was right. It was yumm and fluffy. It's a full-proof recipe. I will recommend everyone to try this recipe at least once.

Ingredients : 
All-purpose flour : 1 cup
Butter/margarine : 1/2 cup (1 stick), in room temperature, plus little more for greasing the pan
Unsweetened cocoa powder : 1/2 cup, plus more for dusting the pan
Molasses : 1/2 cup (recipe asked for it, but I skipped it, as I was out of it)
Light-brown sugar : 3/4 cup
Luke-warm water : 1/4 cup
Egg : 2
Milk : 1/4 cup
Baking soda : 3/4 tsp.
Coarse salt : 1/2 tsp.
Ground ginger : 1 tsp.
Ground Cinnamon : 1 1tsp.
Finely grated fresh ginger : 2 tsp.
finely grounded sugar : 2 tblsp.(for decoration)

Method :
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a Bundt pan with butter and dust the pan with cocoa powder. Tap to remove the excess cocoa powder, set aside. 
  • Put butter, molasses(if using), brown sugar, and 1/4 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until butter has melted. Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl. Let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Add eggs, milk, and grated ginger to the molasses mixture; whisk to combine. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, ground ginger, and cinnamon in another bowl.
  • Gently fold the flour mixture into the molasses mixture until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake cake until a tooth-pick inserted into center of the cake comes out clean, about 30-45 minutes. Let the cake cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  • Invert cake, and very carefully unmold onto a cake stand or a large serving platter.
  • You can easily decorate any cake with finely grounded sugar. Just sprinkle allover the cake, this gives the cake a very fine look, especially on Chocolate cake.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 / by / 15 Comments


  1. Wow never tried ginger and choc combo....lovely...

  2. what a beautiful cake that is Indrani. love the flavour of ginger with chocolate.

  3. Delicious bundt cake it has lot of flavors. love it.

  4. Chocolate-ginger cake looks fabulous, yummy.

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  5. Cake looks super soft and spongy,never tried this chocolate ginger combo till now,excellent.

  6. Your recipe is amazing and the chocolate ginger cake looks delicious. Also the ingredients can easily be available to make it.

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