Boscobel Beach Ginger Cake

Author: Canadian Living

Fancy up this dense gingery cake from Jamaica's Boscobel Beach Hotel with fresh pineapple and mango slices doused with orange juice, rum and coarsely grated orange rind. Top with rum-kissed whipped cream.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup grated gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • icing sugar

Method

In large bowl, cream butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in gingerroot and vanilla.

Stir together flour, ginger, baking powder, cinnamon and salt ; add to batter alternately with milk, making 3 additions of dry ingredients and 2 of liquid. Spoon into greased 9-inch (3 L) Bundt or angel food cake pan, pressing batter slightly higher at edges.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for about 45 minutes or until tester inserted into centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan On rack. Turn out onto serving plate; dust lightly with icing sugar.

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Boscobel Beach Ginger Cake

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