What is a good topping for gingerbread cake?

What to Put on Gingerbread Cake

  • Lemon Sauce.
  • Whipped Cream.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream.
  • Vanilla Glaze.
  • Cream Cheese Frosting.
  • Buttercream Frosting.

What kind of icing goes on gingerbread cake?

This classic Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is the perfect holiday dessert. It will remind you the time-honored gingerbread cake that grandma made. This delectable cake is bursting with flavor from molasses, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg.

How do you make lemon glaze for gingerbread?

Mix powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a bowl until sugar dissolves. Pour lemon juice mixture over cake while cake is still hot. Spread the mixture around with a spatula to ensure even distribution. Let cake cool completely before serving.

How do you dress a gingerbread cake?

There are plenty of options when it comes to topping your Gingerbread Cake. A dusting of powdered sugar is a simple and elegant way to go. What is this? You can also serve it with homemade whipped cream or salted caramel sauce, or even eggnog ice cream!

What buttercream goes with ginger cake?

Gingerbread Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream is a moist cake full of flavors from molasses, ginger, and cinnamon and topped with a salted caramel buttercream frosting. Try my Soft Ginger Cookie for another treat full of ginger and cinnamon spice.

What do you use to decorate a ginger cake?

HOW TO DECORATE YOUR CAKE. This simple cake can simply be dusted with icing sugar. It is even lovelier drizzled with a simple glaze made with icing sugar, water and ginger syrup (from a stem syrup jar). Decorate with crystallised ginger and tiny gingerbread sprinkles (incredibly cute).

How do you make gingerbread topping?


  1. In a mixing bowl, whip egg whites until foamy, then add cream of tartar.
  2. Add in powdered sugar a little bit at a time mixing well.
  3. Once the powdered sugar is incorporated, turn mixer to high and continue beating until thick and the icing holds its shape (about 3-5 minutes).
  4. Store well covered.

How do you make a lemon glaze for a cake?

The Easiest Lemon Glaze Recipe

  1. Combine – Combine butter, powdered sugar and lemon juice in a medium bowl until smooth.
  2. Warm and Drizzle – Once your cake, cookies or bread have cool completely, warm the glaze and drizzle over the top of the cake or bread!

How do you make a ginger glaze for a cake?

Mix confectioners’ sugar, butter, lemon juice and ginger until smooth. Drizzle over cake. Top with sugared cranberries.

Why is it called Jamaican ginger cake?

But this cake is actually a British cake that got it’s name from using Jamaican ginger. Here’s a quick history lesson on how this cake got it’s name. Jamaica was one of the first British Caribbean colonies to produce ginger for export to Britain and Europe.

Why does my ginger cake sink in the middle?

My cake has sunk in the middle. There are three main reasons for this: a/ the oven door has been opened before the cake has set, b/ the cake didn’t go in the oven as soon as the mixture was ready or c/ there’s too much raising agent.

Do you add lemon sauce to gingerbread cake?

I picked her brain a bit and she explained that she doesn’t enjoy the gingerbread cake alone very much, but you add that warm lemon sauce over the top and all of the flavors meld together into a perfectly delicious, spicy dessert with just a hint of fresh, bright lemon.

How do you make a moist gingerbread cake?

Not over filling your flour or over mixing the batter is key to helping this gingerbread cake turn out moist. The boiling water being mixed with the oil and molasses will also help to keep the cake nice and moist.

Is there a lemon cake with lemon drizzle topping?

Easy Lemon Cake with Lemon Drizzle Topping (Almost a one bowl recipe!) If you’re a fan of delicious sweet lemon treats you won’t be able to resist this Easy Lemon Cake with its tangy lemon drizzle topping!

How do you make a simple lemon cake?

Line a 20 cm (8 inch) shallow square cake tin* with baking paper and preheat oven to 200 °C (400 °F). Combine the butter, caster sugar, flour, eggs, lemon rind, and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric hand mixer for 1 -2 minutes, stopping to scrape down the sides half way through (mixture will be thick and creamy).