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Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce and Whipped Cream

Complement spiced gingerbread with a tart lemon sauce and sweetened whipped cream.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

Gingerbread

2 1/3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup shortening
1/3
cup granulated sugar
1
cup molasses
3/4
cup hot water
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg

Lemon Sauce

1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
3/4
cup water
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons butter or margarine

Sweetened Whipped Cream

1
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons granulated or powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with shortening; lightly flour. In large bowl, beat gingerbread ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 2 Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix 1/2 cup granulated sugar and the cornstarch. Gradually stir in 3/4 cup water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining lemon sauce ingredients. Serve warm or cool.
  • 4 In chilled medium bowl, beat sweetened whipped cream ingredients on high speed until soft peaks form. Serve lemon sauce and sweetened whipped cream with warm gingerbread.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
77g
77%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
43g
43%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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