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Course: Cake, Dessert
Author: Countryside Cravings
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 8x8 or 9x9 square baking pan. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl or the bowl of your stand mixer, cream together the sugar and butter. Add in the egg and mix well. Mix in the molasses and buttermilk.
  4. In a small bowl combine all the dry ingredients and slowly add to the creamed mixture. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to cool some in pan before serving.
Recipe Notes

Goes great topped with salted caramel sauce and whipped cream.