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Bob Evans Gingered Buttermilk Breakfast Cake



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1/4 tablespoon salt


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and ginger in large bowl.
  3. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or two knives until coarse crumbs form. Reserve 1/2 cup mixture for topping; set aside.
  4. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk. Add buttermilk mixture, egg, molasses and salt to flour mixture; blend well.
  5. Pour into greased 11 x 7-inch baking pan. Top with reserved topping mixture.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  7. Cool completely on wire rack. cut into 2 inch squares.

Yield: 18 servings


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