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Plantation Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

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Category: Desserts, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------FROM CHEF FREDDY'S-----------------------------


2 1/2 c Flour [sifted]
1 c Sugar
3 Eggs
1 c Molasses [light]
3/4 c Water [hot]
1 ts Baking soda
1 1/2 ts Ginger [ground]
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/4 ts Salt
1 c Butter

1/2 c Sugar
2 tb Corn starch
1 c Water
1/4 c Butter
1 ts Lemon peel [grated]
1 ds Salt
1/4 c Lemon juice

To make the gingerbread cake... *Pre-heat the oven to 375ø and grease &
flour a 9" x 13" baking pan...

1) Sift together the flour, baking soda, spices, and the salt; mixing
well, then set aside... 2) In a large bowl, mix together the butter, sugar,
and the eggs, with an electric mixer on high speed. Mix `til smooth and
fluffy, about 5 min., then add in the molasses, hot water and the flour
mixture, beating `til smooth. 3) Turn the batter into the prepared baking
pan and bake 35 to 40 min. or `til wooden pic inserted in center comes out

For the sauce: 1) In a small sauce pan, bring the water to a boil over
med.-high heat, combining the sugar and corn starch into it... 2) Reduce
the heat and stir `til mixture is thickened and translucent, about 5 min...
3) Reomve from the heat and stir in the the remaining ingredients
mixing well. Cool PARTIALLY and spoon WARM, over each individual serving of
warm ginger bread cake...

*Note: The topping is made by taste, adding or deleating sugar as

**Variations: The lemon ingredients may be replaced with equal amounts of
lime or orange ingredients...

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