Honey Ginger Cake Recipe – Honning Ingefær Kage Opskrift

When I bake the Honey Ginger cake, it brings back memories visiting my grandfather as a child.  He would go to the local bakery and I buy me a slice of ginger cake.  Hope you enjoy this recipe.


  • 2/3 cups of honey, liquid
  • 5 ounces of butter
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar 
  • 3 eggs 
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves, ground
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground 
  • 1/2 a cup of candied fruit cake mix, chopped
  • 1/8 cup of candied ginger, chopped

Kitchen Utensils

  • large bowl
  • medium bowl
  • electric or hand mixer
  • wooden spoon
  • measuring cup 
  • toothpick or long skewer

1: In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the butter, honey and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

2:  In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, ground cloves, ground ginger and cinnamon.
3: Add the flour mixture a little at a time into the egg mixture. Mix with an electric mixer.  Continue adding a little at a time of the flour mixture.  Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed. Then fold in the candied fruits.

4: Butter, or spray with a nonstick vegetable spray, a loaf pan. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan  Bake in the center of a preheated oven at 350 degrees for about 50 to 60 minutes. 

5: Insert with a toothpick or a long skewer into the center of the cake comes out with just a few moist crumbs. If the toothpick comes out moist, then bake the cake a little longer. 

6: Remove the cake from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

Serve with coffee, tea, milk or even hot chocolate! Enjoy!

Honey Ginger Cake Recipe – Honning Ingefær Kage Opskrift by Karen Grete & Heidi (mother/daughter team). 

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