Dairy-free molasses cake

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

55 min

Serves

24

* PLUS 1 hour cooling time
Dairy-free molasses cake

Photo, Andrew Grinton.

We partnered with President's Choice to create amazing dishes that celebrate flavours we love from across Canada.


Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 cup PC 100% Pure First-Pressed Canola Oil
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup PC Pure Fancy Molasses
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp PC Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup Newfoundland Screech rum , (optional)
  • 2 tubs PC Dairy-Free Coconut Milk Frozen Dessert

Glaze

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Newfoundland Screech rum

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Spray a 9 × 13-in. baking pan with cooking spray and line with parchment paper.
  • WHISK flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, pepper and cloves in a large bowl. Whisk oil, brown sugar, molasses, honey, eggs and vanilla in another bowl. Whisk into flour mixture until just combined. Whisk in boiling water.
  • SCRAPE into prepared pan and bake until a cake tester inserted in centre of cake comes out clean, 35 to 40 min. Brush with ¼ cup rum, then let cool completely, about 1 hr. Cut into 24 squares.
  • GLAZE: Whisk icing sugar and rum in a small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over squares.
  • TOP with coconut milk frozen dessert.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 282,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 162 mg.