Not that I really needed more sweets and desserts after Christmas, but I was rather restrained over the holidays and wanted to challenge myself by coming up with a gingerbread cake as a treat for my sweetie and best friend Basil. I am more of a cook than a baker, so I was a little apprehensive about drafting my own recipe. Well, the result was heavenly and my gingerbread aficionados declared this to be one of the best renditions of gingerbread they have ever enjoyed.
Deliciously moist, unlike many gingerbread recipes, and not overly sweet, even this savory girl was coming back for seconds. This is my first time using Guinness for baking and surely it won't be the last. The stout adds a nice depth of flavor that compliments the fresh ginger. You may of course use ground ginger, but for the complete gingerbread experience, I highly recommend going fresh.
|Guinness Gingerbread Cake|
|Recipe by Lisa Turner|
Published on December 30, 2012
Rich, moist, flavorful and not-too-sweet gingerbread cake made with Guinness and fresh ginger
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More gingerbread delights from Lisa's Vegetarian Kitchen:
Chocolate Brownies with Fresh Ginger
Fresh Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Icing
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