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Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

 
Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
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This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the most popular recipes.popular
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
 
One serving costs about $0.88

$0.88 per serving

443 people like this recipe

443 likes

This recipe is ready in 40 minutes

Ready in 40 minutes

9 christmas,vegetarian,popular,lacto ovo vegetarian
spoonacular Score:32%

Spoonacular Score: 32%

 

Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting could be just the lacto ovo vegetarian recipe you've been looking for. One portion of this dish contains about 5g of protein, 20g of fat, and a total of 418 calories. This recipe serves 9 and costs 88 cents per serving. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Christmas. 443 people were impressed by this recipe. This recipe from Cookie and Kate requires molasses, milk, frontier co-op ground nutmeg, and butter. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 40 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 64%. This score is solid. Similar recipes are Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, and Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Gingerbread Cake can be paired with Cream Sherry, Moscato d'Asti, and Port. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. You could try NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry. Reviewers quite like it with a 5 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 19 dollars per bottle.

NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry

Very aromatic with notes of hazelnut, vanilla, and a touch of oak followed by sweet raisins and a touch of yeast. Clean lasting finish. Good now but will reward those allow it to age"". A favorite pre-prandial beverage. Consider it with nuts before dinner as an aperitif, or after dinner with dessert, especially chocolates and fruit-based desserts. Also wonderful on cold afternoons, served with biscotti to dip in ""Italian-style"". "

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Ingredients

Servings:
1.5 tsps
1.5 tsps baking powder
baking powder
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps baking soda
baking soda
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cloves ground
cloves ground
8 oz
8 oz cream cheese
cream cheese
1
1  egg
egg
1.67 cups
1.67 cups white whole wheat flour
white whole wheat flour
1 tsp
1 tsp ground cinnamon
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
1 tsp ground ginger
ground ginger
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps ground nutmeg
ground nutmeg
0.33 cups
0.33 cups honey
honey
0.5 cups
0.5 cups milk
milk
0.33 cups
0.33 cups molasses
molasses
1.25 cups
1.25 cups powdered sugar
powdered sugar
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps sea salt
sea salt
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
6 Tbsps
6 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla extract
vanilla extract
1.5 tsps baking powder
1.5 tsps
baking powder
0.25 tsps baking soda
0.25 tsps
baking soda
0.25 tsps cloves ground
0.25 tsps
cloves ground
8 oz cream cheese
8 oz
cream cheese
1  egg
1
egg
1.67 cups white whole wheat flour
1.67 cups
white whole wheat flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp
ground ginger
0.25 tsps ground nutmeg
0.25 tsps
ground nutmeg
0.33 cups honey
0.33 cups
honey
0.5 cups milk
0.5 cups
milk
0.33 cups molasses
0.33 cups
molasses
1.25 cups powdered sugar
1.25 cups
powdered sugar
0.5 tsps sea salt
0.5 tsps
sea salt
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
2 Tbsps
unsalted butter
6 Tbsps unsalted butter
6 Tbsps
unsalted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Equipment

wire rack
wire rack
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
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stand mixer
hand mixer
hand mixer
toothpicks
toothpicks
whisk
whisk
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
wire rack
wire rack
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
stand mixer
stand mixer
hand mixer
hand mixer
toothpicks
toothpicks
whisk
whisk
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Cookie and Kate

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.88
Ingredient
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon cloves ground
8 ounces cream cheese
1 egg
1 2/3 cup white whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup honey
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup molasses
1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Price
$0.04
$0.09
$2.35
$0.24
$0.28
$0.08
$0.24
$0.04
$1.38
$0.17
$1.28
$0.48
$0.01
$0.24
$0.72
$0.30
$7.94

Tips

Health Tips

  • Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).

Cooking Tips

  • If you need to soften a block of cream cheese before using it, you can unwrap it and heat it in the microwave on high for 10-15 seconds at a time until it is soft enough.

  • If you've had your baking powder for awhile, make sure it's still going to work by mixing it with a little water. If it doesn't fizz, you need to replace it.

  • Like many ground spices, ground nutmeg loses its flavor over time. For the best nutmeg taste, purchase whole nutmeg and grate it right as you use it. If you're a real nutmeg lover, you can even buy a nutmeg grinder.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
417 Calories
5g Protein
19g Total Fat
56g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
417
21%

Fat
19g
31%

  Saturated Fat
11g
73%

Carbohydrates
56g
19%

  Sugar
37g
42%

Cholesterol
74mg
25%

Sodium
261mg
11%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
5g
10%

Manganese
0.52mg
26%

Selenium
13µg
19%

Vitamin A
698IU
14%

Vitamin B1
0.2mg
13%

Phosphorus
126mg
13%

Folate
48µg
12%

Vitamin B2
0.2mg
12%

Iron
2mg
11%

Calcium
107mg
11%

Magnesium
41mg
10%

Potassium
349mg
10%

Vitamin B3
1mg
8%

Vitamin B6
0.12mg
6%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.5mg
5%

Vitamin D
0.61µg
4%

Fiber
0.84g
3%

Zinc
0.5mg
3%

Vitamin B12
0.19µg
3%

Vitamin E
0.45mg
3%

Vitamin K
1µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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