Gingerbread with Orange Glaze


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Classic gingerbread gets an upgrade with a homemade, fresh orange glaze.

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  • 1 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 C. molasses
  • 1/4 C. hot water
  • 2 Tbs. packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs. shortening
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg white
  • Reduced fat whipped topping
  • Orange Glaze:
  • 3 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 1 C. water
  • 1 Tbs. orange peel, finely shredded
  • 1 Tbs. orange juice

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Heat oven to 325 degrees. Spray loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Beat all ingredients except whipped topping and Orange Sauce ingredients in a medium bowl with an electric mixer on low for 30 seconds. Beat on medium another 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan. Slice into 8 pieces and serve either warm or cold with whipped cream and Orange Glaze. Orange Glaze: Mix sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan. Gradually stir in water and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir for 1 minute and remove from heat. Stir in orange peel and orange juice, serve warm or cool.

Makes 8 Servings

Reviews (1)

  • This sounds great, but does anyone have a recipe for ginger bread with peanut butter sauce like my grandmother used to make??

    Flag as inappropriate HONEYBEAR  |  October 13, 2008

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