Gingerbread Cake

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
12 servings
Recipe by: Eggland's Best

Gingerbread is a classic Christmas dessert. Serve with a glass of eggnog or warm cider for a great holiday treat.

Make This Recipe


  • 2 Eggland's Best eggs, large
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; prepare 9-inch springform or round cake pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Sift flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and allspice together in a medium bowl and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, or in a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, blend butter and brown sugar until well combined; add eggs, mixing well after each addition; blend in molasses and mix well.
  4. Add buttermilk and dry ingredients alternately until all ingredients are combined, and mix for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 40-45 minutes or until a tester inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  6. Cool completely before serving.

Notes and Suggestions

Serve with fresh whipped cream or powdered sugar for a light, sweet flavor.


Remember to always use Eggland’s Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

Learn More
Information per Serving
Serving Size 1 Serving
Calories 236
Fat 9g (33% calories from fat)
Cholesterol 51mg
Sodium 321mg
Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Protein 4g