Keep in mind, these aren’t really like Cake more like little biscuits but delicious non the less, if you haven’t already, check out my recipe blog:
and you can see what they’ll look like.
I think they’ll be fine with out the ginger, the ginger just gives it a little kick.
You could instead maybe add some fresh ground pepper, just a little to give it that “spice” try making half the batch with just cinnamon and then half with a little fresh ground pepper. See what you like.