18 December 2015

Gingerbread cake with pomegranate seeds (Cake de jengibre)











I don't know If I said before but I love ginger and Christmas spices,
This gingerbread cake is absolutely amazing !
And garnished with pomegranates ! just delicious..
Merry Christmas to all my friends!

Source : La cuisine d'Helene







Ingredients



2  1/4  cups sifted all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon  table salt
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1 tabespoon dutch processed cocoa powder
8 tablespoon unsalted butter melted then cooled to room temperature
3/4 cup  mild molasses
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup buttermilk or greek yogurt
1/2 cup of milk
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds  for garnish or some cranberries.


Method

Preheat oven to 180°c (350 F)
Greased a baking pan .
In a bowl mix together flour,baking soda, salt,ginger,cinnamon,cloves,nutmeg,allspice and cocoa.

In other bowl beat butter,molasses and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Beat in egg until incrporated.Greadually add buttermilk or greek yogurt and milk until combined.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients; beat on medium spped until batter is smooth about 1 minute. Do not overmix. Spread batter into pan.

Bake about 40 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool at room temperature,
Serve with Ice cream or icing. 
You can keep this gingerbread in fridge for up 5 days when you wrap in foil.}It can also be frozen for up to 2 months.
For Icing: Mix milk and powdered sugar together until you like the consistency. Spread on top of gingerbread-
And then sprinkle some pomegranate seeds or cranberries.

Note. Here is summer but I had frozen pomegranate seeds.Are amazing.






Print recipe here









En español

Cake de Jengibre



















103 comments:

  1. #1
    What fun

    Pomegranate seeds are great for you indeed.

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  2. Hi Gloria,
    I love the way you enjoy this yummy gingerbread cake with pomegranate seeds. Lovely cake and so festive looking. Blessed Christmas to you & family!

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    1. Nearly the start of winter here, and the poms are also amazing. And down to super cheap prices, which I love.

      Have a Happy Christmas!

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    2. Ivy you have to freeze some pom seeds are amazing and you can have always.
      Merry Christmas!!

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  4. So pretty! And very Christmas-y. Yum. xox

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  5. irresisble j,aime beaucoup
    joyeuses fete

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  6. fantastic cake! I love gingerbreads and pomegranates, so the recipe is perfect for me!

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  7. Look so festive and delicious Gloria!! Hugs dear, Mary

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  8. What a beautiful combination Gloria...Cheers from Bosnia!

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    1. Thanks Jasna . Loads of love for you!

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  9. Oh I saw a cute cake decor or two specifically for gingerbread..thank you..and I love the pom aril additions!

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  10. A lovely festive and delicious bundt cake, Gloria.

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  11. Gloria, Great looking gingerbread cake! We just had friends make one for dessert when we were over there for dinner the other night. The addition of the pomegranate seeds are a nice added touch! Very festive... Merry Christmas! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks David !
      Hope you and Laurie have an amazing and lovely Christmas !
      xoxo

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  12. Gloria, I love this gingerbread cake. A great cake for the holidays. I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas!!

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    1. Thanks Dawn !
      Merry Christmas for you too !

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  13. Isn't that beautiful! I'm sure it tastes wonderful, too!

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  14. Its beautiful...... n yummy... feel to grab a portion..... :)

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  15. Sicuramente buonissimo!!!!!!!! Un abbraccio e felice domenica!!!

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  16. What a beautiful and seasonal recipe for the holidays, Gloria. The pomegranate seeds are so pretty. I love gingerbread too and the wonderful aroma when it's baking. xo

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  17. Thanks Susan yes ginger is amazing when you are baking :)
    Merry Christmas dear !

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  18. Dear Gloria, you know that I love, love spices in my baked goods and I love the smell of gingerbread (cake or cookies...) baking in my kitchen. Your version looks so very pretty with those festive red pomegranate seeds as a lovely addition!
    Hope you are enjoying your Advent to the fullest!
    Andrea

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    1. Thanks Andrea I hope you enjoy your Advent and Christmas !!
      I love Christmas spices !!

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  19. Beautiful cake - it's funny how we're all choosing ginger this week!

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    1. Yes dear ! I think is cause we love Christmas and what smell like Christmas :) :)

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  20. Bellissima e golosa la tua ciambella Gloria, fa tanto festa!!!!

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  21. Looks yummy and delicious Gloria ~ Wishing you Merry Christmas and a joyful new year ~ All the best ~

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    1. Thanks Grace. merry Christmas my dear friend!!

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  22. Hi Gloria,
    Thanks for Sharing this wonderful cake, brings me in Xmas mood just by looking at the pictures, so yummy!
    Have a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year my friend!

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    1. Thanks Daniela , and hope you have a wonderful Christmas!!!
      besos

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  23. Buonissimo Gloria! Mi piace molto questa combinazione di gingerbread con melograno. Proprio bello da vedere questo dolce. Buone feste cara!

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    1. Grazie Alida!!!! Tantissimi Auguri per te.
      Merry Christmas!!

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  24. Gingerbread is one of the best desserts - and it looks so beautiful served with pomegranate!

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    1. Love gingerbread too!!! Merry Christmas Beth!!

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  25. delicious recipe ! Buon Natale e Felice 2016 cara Gloria, un grande abbraccio !

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    1. Grazie Chiara!! Buon Natale per te ! Un abbraccio e baci!!

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  26. Delicious Gloria, a wonderful recipe! Merry merry Christmas!

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  27. Love gingerbread and the decorating is so pretty! What a perfect holiday cake! Have a very Merry Christmas Gloria!

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    1. Thanks dear!! Merry Christmas to you and yours!!

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  28. Che splendida presentazione natalizia, che bei accostamenti di colori, ideale per festeggiare il Natale!!!
    Tantissimi auguri a te e alla tua famiglia!!!
    Baci

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    1. Grazie Laura Tantissimi auguri cara!!!!

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  29. What a glorious cake! Happy Christmas to you and your family!

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    1. Thanks Katerina ! Happy Christmas for you too :)

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  30. Joyeux Noël Gloria, à toi et à toute ta famille.
    A bientôt

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    1. Merci beaucoup mon amie!!
      Joyeux Noel a toi et toute ta famille.

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  31. A beautiful cake, very festive.
    Happy holidays to you and yours, dear Gloria.
    Amalia
    xo

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    1. Thanks Amalia!! Happy holidays to you!

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  32. Sei sempre bravissima. E con tutto il cuore ti lascio la mia slitta carica di auguri di Buone Feste

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  33. Dear Gloria, This is a beautiful cake to serve at the Christmas celebration. I hope you have a beautiful and very blessed Christmas my friend. xoxo Catherine

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    1. Thanks Catherine, Merry Christmas to you all :) :)

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  34. Ma che meraviglia!!! Tanti Auguri di Feste Serene :)

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  35. I agree, Gloria. I LOVE gingerbread. So pretty to serve with pomegrante seeds!
    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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    1. Thanks Barbara ! Merry Christmas to you andyours!!
      xoxox

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  36. joyeuses fêtes de fin d'année

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  37. Your ginger cake is perfect for Christmas. I hope yours is wonderful.

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  38. Buon Natale Gloria, a te e ai tuoi cari!!!!

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  39. Wow, this is gorgeous!! I love how you added pomegranate to this!

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  40. Delicius! Merry Christmas!! Kiss SILVIA

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  41. It's been a while since I made gingerbread. I normally use my grandmother's recipe, but this looks great, too. Have a Merry Christmas!

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    1. Thanks Sage, I love gingerbread!!
      Merry Christmas.

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  42. I have never heard of this combination- but I love the ingredients. I must try this! :) Yum!

    Merry Christmas!
    ~Jess

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  43. Lol, I just shared a Gingerbread recipe too, Gloria. It just doesn't feel like Christmas without the scents of Gingerbread and spices, lol...The touch of pomegranate seeds is a happy bonus!

    Thanks for sharing, Gloria...Sending huge hugs and Christmas wishes to You and Yours, Gloria. Enjoy each and every moment:) Louise

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  44. Thanks Louise and merry Christmas for you and Marion a lot of blessings Louise :)
    xoxo

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  45. Una meravigliosa ricetta per abbellire degnamente la tavola delle feste!!
    Buon natale e buon Anno 11
    Un abbraccio grande!

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    1. Grazie cara! Buon Natale a buon Anno 2016!

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  46. Hope you had a marvelous Christmas, Gloria!!! Such a beautiful cake. xoxo

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  47. Deliziosa tesoro!!! :PP
    Felice 2016 a te e famiglia,un bacione <3

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  48. Deliziosa questa torta!
    Buon 2016 a te e alla tua famiglia :)
    Un bacione

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  49. Belated Happy Christmas, Gloria
    Enjoy the holiday ~ Eddie :)

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  50. Thanks Eddie hope you had a nice Christmas!!

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  51. Que maravilla Gloria!! tiene que ser una delicia con todas esas especias, me encanta. Besos

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