Orange Gingerbread

Orange Gingerbread

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Community Classics .
Edited on Aug 10, 2006

This is for the molasses lovers and the caramel sauce is out of this world.

Ingredients

Juice of 1 orange
zest of 1 orange
1 egg
1/3 to 1/2 cup soft butter
1 cup molasses
2 cups flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp each of cinnamon and ginger
1/2 cup lukewarm water
1 tsp baking soda

Caramel Sauce:
1 cup sugar
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup white syrup

Directions

Beat egg in a bowl. Sift dry ingredients. Add the orange juice and zest to butter and 1/2 of the flour mix. Add the cup of molasses and remaining flour. Add the water last. Pour into a greased 9x9 pan. Bake 350º 30-40 minutes or until it tests done.
Caramel Sauce:
Mix all ingredients together and biol rapidly until a caramel color and mixture is soft ball stage. Do not stir after removing from stove.
Pour on the warm cake.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.


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