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    Gingerbread Cake With Rum Raisin Sauce

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    50 mins

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    grandma2969's Note:

    This is a recipe adapted from a Marcia Adams cookbook..from Conners Prairie. The cake is soft, thick and finely textured and the rum raisin sauce is absolutely delightful..this recipe is from 1836

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    CAKE

    RUM RAISIN SAUCE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 350°.
    2. 2
      Sift the flour with the ginger, cinnamon, cloves, salt, baking powder and nutmeg and set aside.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl, beat the eggs and set aside.
    4. 4
      In a large mixer bowl, beat the butter and lard together; add the sugar and blend well, about 3 minutes longer. Add the beaten eggs and molasses and blend.
    5. 5
      Add the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour. Do not overmix. Blend in the baking soda and hot water.
    6. 6
      Pour the batter into a greased 9" square pan and spread it out evenly.
    7. 7
      Bake for 30 minutes, or until the top of the cake springs back when touched lightly with your finger.
    8. 8
      While the cake bakes, combine 3 cups of water, raisins, sugar, lemon juice, nutmeg and salt in a medium saucepan.
    9. 9
      Simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes. Add the butter and stir until it melts.
    10. 10
      In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and remaining 1/3 cup water.
    11. 11
      Add it to the bubbling sauce and cook until the sauce thickens.
    12. 12
      Serve hot over squares of warm gingerbread.
    13. 13
      NOTE**Both gingerbread and sauce can be reheated in a microwave.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 20, 2006

      55

    • on December 25, 2005

      The title says Rum Raisin Sauce, but the rum was left out of the recipe:-(

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    Nutritional Facts for Gingerbread Cake With Rum Raisin Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (280 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 9

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 592.1
     
    Calories from Fat 161
    27%
    Total Fat 17.8 g
    27%
    Saturated Fat 9.3 g
    46%
    Cholesterol 80.6 mg
    26%
    Sodium 450.5 mg
    18%
    Total Carbohydrate 103.2 g
    34%
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    8%
    Sugars 43.5 g
    174%
    Protein 7.1 g
    14%

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