Friday, June 4, 2021

Rutabaga Spice Cake


1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 cup  packed brown sugar

1 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp each of salt, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda

1 cup grated peeled Ontario Rutabaga

1 egg

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup each of molasses and milk

Icing sugar

For the icing:

2 cups powdered sugar

2 Tbsp butter

2 Tbsp milk

1/2 tsp vanilla

In medium bowl, combine 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, 1 tsp  ground ginger, 1/2 tsp  each salt, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda.

 Stir in 1 cup grated peeled Ontario rutabaga. In small bowl, lightly beat 1 egg; add 1/4 cup  vegetable oil and 1/2 cup  each molasses and milk. 

Stir liquid mixture into dry mixture. Pour into greased 8-inch square baking pan. 

Bake in 350°F  oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. 

Cool on wire rack. Dust with icing sugar, if desired.

For the icing,..

Mix all ingredients well. Using a butter knife spread the icing on the cake...