Gingerbread Cake

18 servings, ready in 1 hour and 20 minutes

This classic Gingerbread Cake is a sweet and culinary wonder. Enjoy this tasty recipe with the Sweetness of SPLENDA® Sugar Alternative, Granulated!

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 50-60 minutes plus 20 minutes cooling time


Preheat the oven to 180°C. Spray loaf pan with butter flavoured cooking spray. Set aside.

Pour applesauce, molasses, and vegetable oil into a large mixing bowl. Add eggs. Stir well.

Blend remaining dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Mix well.

Add dry ingredients to the applesauce mixture. Stir well.

Pour cake batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Remove from oven. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack approximately 20 minutes. Invert cake onto serving plate. Serve warm or cool.


  • 500g unsweetened applesauce
  • 240g molasses
  • 80ml vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 380g all-purpose flour
  • 9 tbsp SPLENDA® Granulated
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground cloves

Nutrition information

per serving
Energy 180kcal
Fat 5.00g
of which saturates 1.00g
Carbohydrate 30.0g
of which sugars 13.00g
Fibre 1.00g
Protein 3.00g
Salt 0.60g

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