Gingerbread With Citrus Fluff

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For Cake:.
  • Beat gradually 1/2 C sugar and 1/2 C shortening until light. Add 1 egg and 1/2 C molasses. Beat thoroughly.
  • Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, ginger power and cinnamon and add to creamed mixture alternately with 1/2 C boiling water, beating after each addition.
  • Bake in well greased 8 x 8 x 2 inch pan in 350 degrees F oven for 35 minutes or until done. Serve warm with citrus fluff.
  • For citrus fluff:.
  • In small saucepan beat 1 egg, add 1/2 C sugar, grated orange and lemon peel and lemon juice.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until thick, about 5 minutes. Cool thoroughly.
  • Fold in 1 C whipping cream, whipped. Chill.
  • Spoon onto square of warm gingerbread. Optionally garnish with a twist of orange along with citrus fluff.
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