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Old School Warm Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

Gingerbread dessert

Old School Warm Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

Don’t be scared off by the long ingredient list.  This is an easy to follow recipe that will result in delicious, old fashioned, feel good gingerbread.


2 cups sifted flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 cup wheat germ

2 eggs

1 cup buttermilk

3/4 cup molasses

1/3 cup vegetable oil

Directions-Grease 9x9x2″ baking pan.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves into a large bowl.  Stir in wheat germ. Beat eggs in a medium size bowl until frothy.  Stir in buttermilk, molasses and oil mixing well.  Stir liquid ingredients into dry ingredients mixing well.  Pour into prepared pan and bake for 35 minutes or until top springs back when pressed. Cool on wire rack.

Lemon Sauce

1/2 cup of sugar

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 cup boiling water

2 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon grated fresh lemon rind

3 tablespoons lemon juice

Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in small saucepan mixing well.  Stir in boiling water and bring to a second boil stirring constantly. Lower heat and simmer, stirring until sauce thickens and is clear. Stir in butter, lemon rind and juice.  Pour over warm Gingerbread. Garnish with additional whipped cream if desired. Enjoy this winter treat!

Recipe from Food.com