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Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

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  1 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 17 ingredients
  • 9 servings
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Lemon sauce provides a simple addition to a classic gingerbread that's ready in 50 minutes - perfect for dessert.

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

Steps

  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
20g
20%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
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.
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