Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 lemons

  2. 2 teaspoon(s) cornstarch

  3. 2 tablespoon(s) cold water

  4. 2 large egg yolks

  5. 3 tablespoon(s) butter (no substitutions) , cut into small pieces

  6. 1/4 cup(s) reduced-fat sour cream

  7. 2 cup(s) all-purpose flour

  8. 1/2 cup(s) sugar

  9. 2 teaspoon(s) ground ginger

  10. 1 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon

  11. 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda

  12. 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt

  13. 1 cup(s) light (mild) molasses

  14. 1/2 cup(s) (1 stick)

  15. butter or margarine , cut into 8 pieces

  16. 3/4 cup(s) boiling water

  17. 1 tablespoon(s) grated fresh peeled ginger

  18. 1 large egg

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Prepare Lemon Curd: From lemons, grate 1 1/2 teaspoons peel and squeeze 1/3 cup juice. Set aside separately.

  2. In 2-quart saucepan, with wire whisk, combine sugar and cornstarch. Whisk in water and lemon juice until smooth. Whisk in egg yolks. Cook on medium until mixture comes to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low and simmer 1 minute or until thickened, whisking constantly.

  3. Strain mixture through sieve set over medium bowl. Stir in butter and lemon peel until butter melts. Cool 10 minutes, then cover and refrigerate 20 minutes or until cold. Stir in sour cream. Makes 1 cup Lemon Curd.

  4. Meanwhile, prepare Gingerbread: Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 9" by 9" metal baking pan.

  5. In large bowl, with wire whisk, combine flour, sugar, ground ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.

  6. In small heatproof bowl, place molasses and butter. Add boiling water and grated ginger and stir until butter melts. Add molasses mixture and egg to flour mixture; whisk until blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  7. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of Gingerbread comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 20 minutes to serve warm. Cut Gingerbread into squares; drizzle with Lemon Curd to serve.


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