Gingerbread And Lemon Sauce

Course : Cakes
Serves: 4 - 6
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1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon ginger
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 cup syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoons soda
---lemon sauce
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons cornstarch
medium grated rind of 1 lemon
1 1/2 cups orange juice
12 medium marshmallows -- cut fine
3 tablespoons butter

Preparation / Directions:

Cream shortening and sugar. Add beaten egg, syrup and then dry ingredients (which have been sifted together). Add hot water last. This makes a soft batter but a fine cake. Bake in greased and floured 9 x 13 inch pan at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes . Serve with cold Lemon Sauce. Lemon Sauce Cook sugar, cornstarch and fruit juice in double boiler until transparent. Remove; add butter, lemon juice, rind and marshmallows. Beat with egg beater until smooth. Refrigerated in a covered container.


Nutritional Information:

3855 Calories (kcal); 135g Total Fat; (31% calories from fat); 44g Protein; 628g Carbohydrate; 528mg Cholesterol; 2469mg Sodium

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