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Gingerbread With Cream

Courses: Dessert
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 62g / 2.2ozAll-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBaking soda
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlGround ginger
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlCinnamon
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlEgg (large)
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozSugar
1/2 cup 118mlUnsulfured molasses
1/2 cup 118mlVegetable oil
1/2 cup 118mlBoiling water
  For Topping
1 cup 237mlHeavy cream - well chilled
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlVanilla
2 teaspoons 10mlSugar

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease and flour an 8-inch square baking pan, knocking out excess flour.

Into a bowl sift together flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. In a cup beat egg lightly and stir into flour mixture with sugar, molasses, and oil. Add boiling water in a slow stream, whisking until combined well, and pour batter into pan. Bake gingerbread in middle of oven 30 minutes, or until a tester inserted in center comes our clean.

In a bowl with an electric mixer beat cream with vanilla and sugar until it holds soft peaks.

Cool gingerbread slightly in pan on a rack. Cut gingerbread into quarters and serve topped with whipped cream.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

COOKING LIVE with Sara Moulton - Recipe adapted from Gourmet Magazine - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # CL-9038 broadcast 01-07-1998) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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