Cajun Ginger Cake
45 mins (prep 15, cooking 30)
13 ingredients
8-10 servings
Another wonderful recipe from Betty Fussell's "I Hear America Cooking," this cake is rich with butter and dark molasses, but lightened with eggs and smoothed with sour cream. Cooking time does not include time for cake to cool.

Categories:  <-60-mins , cajun , easy , north-american , cakes , american , high-in... , southern-u.s. , high-calcium , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (92.12 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 440.72 Calories from Fat 319.68
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35.52g 437.11%
Saturated Fat 16.5g 660.09%
Trans Fat 0.93g %
Cholesterol 66.13mg 176.34%
Sodium 507.29mg 169.1%
Total Carbohydrate 27.54g 73.45%
Dietary Fiber 2.44 g 78.02%
Sugars 0.73 g %
Protein 5.36g 85.69%
Vitamin A 766.83IU% Vitamin C 0.31mg%
Calcium 113.7mg% Iron 2.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dark brown sugar, blackstrap molasses, fresh ginger