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Gingerbread Layer Cake

Gingerbread Layer Cake with Spiced Buttercream Frosting… aka, the best way to truly celebrate the Christmas season! Three layers of flavorful and delicious gingerbread cake, that have been generously frosted with a gingerbread spiced American Buttercream.

6 Quick Tips To Have A Delicious Cake Everytime!

01 This recipe makes an 8-inch cake with 3 layers.

02 Individual spices make for the best flavor.

03 Don't over-mix the batter!

04 Grease and flour your pans for nest results.

05 Use a cake tester to see if your cake layers are done.

06 Use a scale to get each layer exactly the same.

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In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and cloves. Set aside.

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In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes.

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Beat in eggs, one at a time.

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Add molasses.

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Stir in the flour mixture and milk alternately. Beginning and ending with the flour.

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Divide evenly into prepared pans. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes, until cake tests done.

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Whisk together powdered sugar, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and cloves. Set aside.

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Beat butter with an electric mixer.

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Add powdered sugar mixture, a little at a time.

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Beat in heavy cream and vanilla.

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Layer cake and decorate.

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