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                                GINGER CAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
                 Low-cal                          Jane
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   ts           Butter, softened
    1 1/2   c            Flour
    2       tb           Sugar
    1                    Egg
      3/8   c            Honey
    2       tb           Ginger, fresh, grated
    1       t            Lemon zest, grated
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       t            Baking soda
      3/4   ts           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Coriander
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon
      1/8   ts           Cardamom
            pn           Salt
    2       tb           Crystallized ginger, chopped
      1/2   c            Buttermilk
    2       ts           Confectioners sugar
 
   Preheat oven to 350.  Rub 1/2 t butter into 8 in round
   cake pan. Dust pan with 1 t of the flour.  In a large
   bowl, beat the remaining 2 T butter with the sugar
   until light and fluffy.  Whisk in the egg, honey,
   fresh ginger, lemon zest and vanilla.  Sift the
   remaining flour with the baking soda, baking powder,
   coriander, cinnamon, cardamom and salt.  In a small
   bowl, toss the crystallized ginger with 1/2 t of the
   dry ingredients to coat completely.  Set aside.
   Alternately, add the remaining dry ingredients and the
   buttermilk to the butter mixture, beating well after
   each addition.  Stir in the crystallized ginger.  Pour
   the batter into the prepared pan.  Bake for about 35
   minutes, or until a cake tester inserted the center
   comes out clean.  Transfer the cake to a rack and let
   cool in the pan for about 10 minutes.  Turn out and
   let cool.  Sift top with confectioners sugar.  211 cal.
  
 
 
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