Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Gingerbread cake with cranberry filling

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      1 c. vegetable oil
      1 c. sugar
      1 c.

      unsulfured molassas
      3 large eggs
      3 1/2 c. flour
      2 t. ground ginger
      2 t.

      ground cinnamon
      2 t. baking soda
      1 t. lemon zest
      1/2 t.

      1/8 t. ground cloves
      1 1/4 c. whole buttermilk
      Cranberry Filling
      Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
      Garnish: Gingerbread men cookies

      cranberry filling:
      16 oz. can whole berry cranberry sauce
      1 T. orange zest
      2 T.

      fresh orange juice

      orange cream cheese frosting:
      8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
      1/2 c.

      butter, softened
      1 T. orange zest
      4 1/2 c. 10X, sieved

      Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 3 (9″) cake pans with non-stick spray and line bottoms of pans with parchment paper.

      In a large bowl combine oil, sugar, molassas and eggs. Beat with electric mixer until combined.

      In another bowl combine the dry ingredients and mix well. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients alternating with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Pour into the prepared pans and bake for about 20 minutes, or until they pass the toothpick test. Cool in pans on racks for 10 minutes.

      Remove from pans and cool completely on racks. Spread filling between the layers and frost with the frosting. Garnish with the cookies and cranberries, if desired.

      cranberry filling:
      combine the ingredients in a medium saucepan and cook at medium-low until thickened, about 15 minutes. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.

      orange cream cheese frosting:
      beat cream cheese, butter and orange zest until smooth and creamy. gradually beat in 10X until smooth.

    • #409408

      Oooh! This sounds soooo yummy! Thanks!!!

    • #409429

      Wow… all of my favorite flavors in one huge yummy cake! Thanks

    • #409459

      This takes a while to make but the outcome is great – yummy recipe!!

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Gingerbread cake with cranberry filling