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HOT WATER GINGERBREAD – The Southern Girl Cooks

This Sizzling Water Gingerbread is a recipe your loved ones will love. Excellent for breakfast with espresso, dessert, or only a snack anytime. Gingerbread is superb through the vacation season.  Use the lemon glaze beneath or sprinkle with powdered sugar; we get pleasure from it each methods. This scorching water gingerbread makes a lovely reward.

Elements Wanted for Sizzling Water Gingerbread:

Boiling water


White sugar

Molasses (I used sorghum. Can use any molasses)


All-purpose flour

Baking powder

Baking soda

Floor cinnamon


Floor cloves


Lemon Glaze Topping

Lemon juice

Lemon zest

Powdered sugar

Recipe Notes: this gingerbread makes round 9 servings. The lemon glaze is scrumptious, however so is a dusting of powdered sugar.

If you happen to like this recipe, you may additionally like this sorghum cake with cinnamon sauce.

Hot Water Gingerbread

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Sizzling Water Gingerbread

This scrumptious bread is a superb deal with!

Prep Time15 minutes

Cook dinner Time40 minutes

Whole Time55 minutes

Course: Cake

Delicacies: American, southern

Key phrase: Sizzling Water Gingerbread

Servings: 9 servings

Creator: The Southern Girl Cooks

  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup molasses I used sorghum. Can use any molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon floor cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon floor cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Lemon Glaze Topping

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 or extra cups powdered sugar
  • Pour scorching water over shortening. Add sugar and molasses and blend nicely with mixer. Add eggs and proceed mixing.  Combine collectively flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt with a wire whisk and add to molasses combination. Combine simply until all elements are moist. Pour right into a sprayed 9 x 9 inch pan and bake in preheated 350 diploma oven for 35 to 40 minutes till middle is finished.  Makes about 9 servings.  Can add a lemon glaze or whipped cream.

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