Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

Lemon sauce provides a simple addition to a classic gingerbread that's ready in 50 minutes - perfect for dessert.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 17
  • servings 9
 

Ingredients

Gingerbread

1
cup all-purpose flour
1/3
cup wheat germ
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
3/4
teaspoon ginger
3/4
teaspoon cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon allspice
1/2
cup unsweetened apple juice
1/3
cup molasses
1/4
cup oil
1
egg

Sauce

1/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/2
cup hot water
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 8-inch square pan. In large bowl, combine flour, wheat germ, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and allspice; mix well. Add all remaining gingerbread ingredients; blend well. Pour into greased pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in hot water. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and is slightly thickened and clear, stirring constantly. Stir in lemon juice and lemon peel. Serve warm sauce over warm gingerbread.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 8-inch square pan. In large bowl, combine flour, wheat germ, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and allspice; mix well. Add all remaining gingerbread ingredients; blend well. Pour into greased pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in hot water. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and is slightly thickened and clear, stirring constantly. Stir in lemon juice and lemon peel. Serve warm sauce over warm gingerbread.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.