Gingerbread with Chocolate Glaze


2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
2/3 cup molasses
2/3 cup boiling water
4 tablespoons butter, melted
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
Chocolate Glaze


Adjust the oven rack to the center shelf and preheat to 350°. Grease and flour a 9x9-inch-square cake pan; set aside.

In a small bowl, sift together sugar, brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt, and spices. In a separate bowl, whisk together molasses, water, and melted butter. Whisk the molasses mixture and eggs into the dry mix; blend well.

Pour batter into prepared cake pan. Bake 35 minutes. Top with Chocolate Glaze and serve hot or cold with walnuts and vanilla ice cream.



9 servings

Preparation Time

20 Minutes

Total Time

45 Minutes

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