Warm Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Sauce

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Warm Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 Cup oil
  • 1/2 Cup boiling water
  • 1/2 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup molasses
  • 1 egg slightly beaten

Lemon Sauce

  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 Cup water
  • 2 egg yolks slightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/3 - 1/2 Cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons butter

Instructions

  • Grease the bottom of an 8 or 9 inch square pan.
  • Sift flour with salt, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, ginger and allspice in mixing bowl.
  • Combine oil and molasses in boiling water.
  • Blend in brown sugar and egg.
  • Add dry ingredients gradually.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 for 30-40 min. until gingerbread springs back when lightly touched in center.
  • Serve as a dessert with whipped cream or lemon topping

Source: ohsweetbasil
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