Eat your Rigatoni

Eat your Rigatoni

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Old Fashioned Gingerbread with Orange Maple Drizzle

1 Cup boiling water
2 t. baking soda
2 1/2 C. flour
2 t. ground ginger
1 1/2 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. cloves
2 t. baking powder
1 stick unsalted butter
3/4 C. molasses
2 large eggs, beaten

Preheat oven to 350. Combine baking soda in boiling water to dissolve. Set aside. In large bowl sift together flour, spices and baking powder. In another bowl cream butter, sugar & molasses. Add baking soda mixture, eggs. Mix well. Pour batter in desired pan. Bake 35 minutes.

~for Maple drizzle 
Cream 1 stick softened butter with desired amount of powdered sugar. Add a squeeze of orange and some zest. Add a Tablespoon of maple syrup.

1 comment:

  1. That was one of the best GB cakes I have had, and the frosting was over the top.