You are here: Home » Recipes » Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 9 servings The lemon sauce gives this gingerbread a zesty appeal. PrintEmail Ingredients Gingerbread1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon ginger1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened1/2 cup sugar1 -- egg, lightly beaten1/4 cup molasses1/2 cup buttermilkSauce:1 cup sugar1/2 cup (1 stick) butter1/4 cup water1 -- egg, well beaten3/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest3 tablespoons lemon juice Instructions To prepare the gingerbread. Mix the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger together. Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg. Beat in the molasses and buttermilk. Beat in the dry ingredients. Pour into a greased 8×8-inch baking pan. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until the cake tests done. Remove to a wire rack. To prepare the sauce. Combine the sugar, butter, water, egg, lemon zest and lemon juice in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Serve over the warm gingerbread. Recipe reprinted with permission from Heritage Hall’s To Learn, to Lead…To Serve(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2008).