Spiced Ginger Cakes

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 10mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 1 ratings

Looking for the perfect winter treat? Try our mini ginger cakes, packed full of warming spices.

recipe updated Dec 10, 2019


  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    125g (about ½ cup)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    125g (about ¾ cup)
  • Molasses icon
    200g (about ½ cup)
  • Milk icon
    170ml (170ml)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    ¾ tsp
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    200g (about 1½ cups)
  • Pumpkin pie spice icon
    Pumpkin pie spice
    2 tsp
  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger
    10g (about 1¾ tbsp)
  • Ginger icon
    10g (about 1¾ tbsp)


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Muffin pan - 12-hole
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 170°C
  2. Grease a clean muffin pan
  3. Add salted butter, brown sugar, molasses and milk to a clean saucepan
  4. Heat gently until sugar has dissolved
  5. Remove
  6. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  7. Transfer content of saucepan to large mixing bowl
  8. Mix baking soda into the batter
  9. Leave - 10 min
  10. Add egg to the batter
  11. Whisk until smooth
  12. Add all purpose flour, pumpkin pie spice, ground ginger and ginger to the batter
  13. Whisk until smooth
  14. Transfer batter to muffin pan
  15. Bake until skewer tests clean - 25 min, 170°C
  16. Let cool - 5 min
  17. Turn out onto cooling rack
  18. Garnish
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