1784 Gingerbread Cake

By: Jackie Garvin from syrupandbiscuits.com
1784 Gingerbread Cake
1784 Gingerbread Cake
This image courtesy of syrupandbiscuits.com

If you'd like a retro recipe that would be perfect for any holiday celebration, check out this 1784 Gingerbread Cake! Originally created by Mary Washington (yup, that's George Washington's mother!), this gingerbread cake is thick and hearty while also super delicious. The fun part about this recipe is that there are two ways of preparing it: the original Washingtonian way, or you can follow the author's suggestions to update the recipe a bit. However you decide to make it, this cake will be the star of the show!

Serves8

Preparation Time35 min

Cooking Time45 min

Cooking MethodBaking

Total TimeUnder 2 Hours

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