This was last night's dessert. I haven't had a gingerbread cake for at least 20 years and this was definitely the best I have ever had. It was moist with a nice robust ginger/molasses flavor. My Chinese wife was not a big fan of this type of flavor, but my two kids and I knocked ourselves out (I'm glad that we didn't have to share with my wife--more for us!). I served the cake with vanilla ice cream.
I doubled the ginger amount. I also added a little less than 1 tablespoon of whiskey.
Next time, maybe I'll serve this with BOTH French vanilla whipped cream and ice cream (oink, oink!).
Posted by Cookin Dad at Recipe Goldmine April 28, 2001