Gallagher’s Gingerbread

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Description Source Ft. Worth Star Telegram
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3 oz. Butter
1/2 C. Molasses
2 Eggs, slightly beaten
1/3 lb. Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp. Baking Soda
11/4 C. hot tap water
21/3 C. Flour
2 tsp. ground ginger
2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Ground cloves
1/2 tsp. Allspice
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
Howard’s sauce, recipe follows
Melt butter in saucepan and carefully mix in syrup, eggs and brown sugar. Place soda in 2-cup measure and pour hot water over it. Mix in butter-sugar mixture.

In large bowl, combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg; stir into batter. Pour batter into greased 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan and bake at 350 degrees about 20 minutes or until firm. Top with sauce when cool.

Howard’s sauce:
1 stick Butter
1 Tbsp. white rum
1/3 C. powdered sugar

In small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter; add rum. Blend in sugar and spread over cool gingerbread.


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