Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

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

  • 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
  • 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
    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.
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