This gluten-free gingerbread cake is perfectly moist, sweet, and full of sweet gingerbread spices! Get in the holiday spirit with this easy snack cake has all those bold holiday flavors in a simple recipe. Tastes like the holidays!
Gather and measure the ingredients.
Line a 9 x 9 baking pan with parchment paper or grease well.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a small mixing bowl, add the flour, sea salt, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Whisk to combine and set aside.
Using an electric mixer, cream the palm shortening and sugar.
Add the egg and the molasses beat until combined.
Using a spoon, stir in the hot water. Tip: do not try to blend via the electric mixer as the batter will splatter!
Bake in the preheated oven for about 40 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
This is a recipe for homemade gingerbread spice:
Mix the ground spices in a jar and it is ready to use. Measure out the amount you need for any gingerbread recipe.