Ginger Squares

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by christina white

For ginger lovers only. My husband just can't keep away from these. Adapted from the Beat That! Cookbook by Ann Hodgman.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Butter a 9-inch square pan.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the brown sugar.
  5. When cool, beat in the egg and vanilla extract.
  6. In a mixing bowl combine the flour, chopped ginger, baking powder, ground ginger and salt.
  7. Add the butter-sugar mixture.
  8. Stir well.
  9. Scape batter into pan.
  10. Bake the squares for 20-25 minutes.
  11. The edges should be slightly bubbled and glazed-looking, and there will be a tissue-thin layer on top of the (baked) batter.
  12. Glaze: While the squares are baking, stir together the lemon juice and confectioner's sugar.
  13. As soon as the ginger squares come out of the oven, spread the glaze over them.
  14. Cut into squares when cool.

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