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Gingerbread Bundt Cake with cinnamon coffee glaze

This bundt cake is made with warm spices and molasses and drizzled with a cinnamon coffee glaze.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bundt cake, christmas dessert, gingerbread cake, molasses recipes
Servings: 1 cake


  • 2 ½ cup unbleached flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup molasses I used ½ blackstrap molasses and half-light molasses
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 stick butter soft
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup strong coffee
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon of each ground ginger, cinnamon and cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon of each nutmeg and cloves

Cinnamon Coffee glaze

  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • teaspoon of each salt and cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon coffee add more if needed


  • Prepare a bundt pan by spraying or greasing a bundt pan. Make sure to get into all cracks.
  • Preheat oven to 350
  • In a medium bowl measure in flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices. Whisk together well.
  • In a separate bowl whisk or with a mixer mix together the butter and sugar. Add in molasses, eggs, milk, and coffee. Mix well.
  • With a wooden spoon or mixer (i used a wooden spoon) mix the dry ingredients into the wet.
  • Pour into prepared bundt pan.
  • Bake for about 55 minutes or until when a knife inserted comes out clean.
  • Let cool a few minutes before removing the cake. Use a rubber spatula or plastic knife to run along the edges to loosen.
  • Drizzle with Cinnamon Coffee glaze and serve!
  • *See notes and post for tips.

Cinnamon Coffee Glaze

  • Measure the powdered sugar into a small bowl. Add in the remaining ingredients and whisk until smooth.


  • Here is what the cake looked like with all blackstrap molasses.
  • You can also bake this cake in a sheet pan.
  • Make sure to run a rubber spatula along the sides of your pan before trying to pop it out. Also, make sure you have given it time to cool.
gingerbread cake    molasses cake
Want to make this recipe vegan? See post!
Also, check out the post to see how to add CBD to this cake!