Gingerbread Cake With Lemon Sauce Recipe

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Gingerbread Cake With Lemon Sauce
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray an 8 inch square or 9 inch round cake pan with cooking spray.
  3. Cream together butter, brown sugar and white sugar until fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg, buttermilk and molasses until well blended.
  5. Combine flour, spices, soda and salt and add to creamed mixture and beat well.
  6. Pour into prepared pan.
  7. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool 15 minutes in the pan then turn out of pan.
  9. For sauce, combine all ingredients in a small heavy saucepan.
  10. Bring to a boil over medium high heat while stirring constantly.
  11. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens a little bit.
  12. Garnish as desired. Grated lemon peel is pretty if you used the juice of a fresh lemon.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 248.78 Kcal (1042 kJ)
Calories from fat 101.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.23g 17%
Cholesterol 46.68mg 16%
Sodium 162.92mg 7%
Potassium 195.77mg 4%
Total Carbs 34.98g 12%
Sugars 23.67g 95%
Dietary Fiber 0.58g 2%
Protein 2.57g 5%
Vitamin C 2mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 51.3mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 324.18 Kcal (1357 kJ)
Calories from fat 131.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.64g 17%
Cholesterol 60.83mg 16%
Sodium 212.3mg 7%
Potassium 255.11mg 4%
Total Carbs 45.58g 12%
Sugars 30.84g 95%
Dietary Fiber 0.76g 2%
Protein 3.35g 5%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Calcium 66.8mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.8
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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