Gingerbread- I adapted a little, used 1 tsp ginger and 3 tsp cinnamon. Made it a little smoother taste for me. Also, DO NOT use margarine.made a big difference! And I did mini loaves to give away and baking 20 min was perfect.
NYT Cooking: “A couple of years ago, my mother taught me to make her dense but moist chocolate birthday cake. She calls it 'dump-it cake' because you mix all of the ingredients in a pot over medium heat, then dump the batter into a cake pan to bake.