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Ginger cake recipes

29 Recipes

Try one of our top ginger cakes for Christmas, Easter, or any time you fancy. Our selection includes scrumptious loaf cakes, gingerbread, drizzle cakes and puddings.

9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This moist and sticky layer cake tastes better the longer you leave it in the tin, so make ahead and enjoy for up to a week

2 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This dark and sticky ginger cake is made healthier with naturally sweet dates, buttermilk and plenty of cinnamon and fresh ginger

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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11 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake our sticky ginger cake in a bundt tin for the wow factor. Spiced with stem ginger and decorated with white chocolate icing, it's a real crowd pleaser

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

We know how you love hot treacle sponge and sticky ginger cake, so this gorgeous pud is sure to become a favourite

2 hrs and 15 mins
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325 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Try this moist and gooey stem ginger cake

1 hr
Easy
69 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a slice with spice, try this deliciously moist and sticky ginger cake

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
65 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This makes a lovely teatime treat or pudding, served with cream and also works well with apple and cinnamon or damson and vanilla

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This dense, sticky ginger cake is easy to make and a great Sunday teatime treat

2 hrs
Easy
37 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This is a cross between a sticky toffee pudding and a ginger cake. Serve warm with ice cream or cream as a dessert

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The combination of lime and ginger gives the classic drizzle cake a modern twist

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This moist treacle sponge will keep without the frosting for up to a week wrapped in foil and, if anything, will improve with time

1 hr and 25 mins
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9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Decorative Italian meringue masks a spicy, moist ginger cake layered with ginger buttercream- an amazing bake!

2 hrs and 10 mins
A challenge
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This traditional cake has been jazzed up with lots of ginger - you'd never know it's gluten-free and dairy-free. Perfect for weddings and Christmas

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A wonderfully sticky dessert - perfect served with a dollop of cream

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Icebox cake, or fridge cake, is one of the easiest desserts you can make and this raspberry, whipped cream and ginger recipe is deliciously decadent

3 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
46 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Adapt one of our highest-rated cakes with tangy ginger, cream cheese frosting and citrus curd

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

As well as the topping, the cake has a hidden layer of homemade marzipan mixed with ginger...

3 hrs and 15 mins
More effort
56 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Lovers of ginger cake and carrot cake should enjoy this one. It mellows and improves over a couple of days

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A set pudding is perfect for entertaining - this one has a creamy texture, dotted with fruit sponge and ginger loaf

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

These sweet little puddings make terrific dinner party desserts, or you can make one big one for the family

50 mins
More effort
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use up your Halloween pumpkin leftovers in this dense, sticky loaf cake which pairs the sweet earthiness of squash with warming ginger

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A dark, sticky and lightly spiced cake that merges Jamaican ginger cake with sticky toffee pudding and malt loaf

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A classic Polish honey gingerbread cake is adapted by Edd Kimber. It's layered with plum jam and coated in chocolate with sprinkles of edible gold

2 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Parkin is a traditional sponge cake from Northern England flavoured with syrupy molasses, oatmeal and ginger. A lovely teatime treat!

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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