Gingerbread Coffee Cake

Gingerbread Coffee Cake
Servings: 12 Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 40 mins Cook 2 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
Topping:
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons butter
Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bring water and molasses in saucepan to boiling. Stir in baking soda. Let cool.

2. Beat sugar, butter and eggs in bowl. In second bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Beat flour alternately with molasses, half at a time, into butter until well mixed. Pour into the prepared pan.

Prepare Topping:

3. Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, walnuts in small bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture is coarsely crumbed. Sprinkle over gingerbread.

4. Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 40 minutes.

Prepare Glaze:

5. Whisk sugar, milk and vanilla in small bowl until soft enough to drip from spoon. If needed, add more milk for proper consistency. Drizzle over top of cake.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 404, Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): 64, carb. (g): 66, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 362, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.