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Gingerbread Coffee Cake
Serves: 12

1 cup water
1 cup molasses
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups flour
1 T baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground cloves

1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 tsp ground cinnamon
1/3 tsp ground ginger
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3 T butter

1 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 T milk
1/2 tsp vanilla

Heat oven to 350. Grease a 13x9x2" baking pan. Bring water and
molasses in saucepan to boiling. Stir in baking soda. Let cool.

Beat sugar, eggs, butter in bowl. In second bowl, combine flour,
baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, cloves. Beat flour alternately
with molasses, half at a time, into butter until well mixed. Pour
into the prepared pan.

Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, walnuts in small bowl. Cut
in butter with pastry blender until mxiture is coarsely crumbed.
Sprinkle over gingerbread. Bake in 350 oven for 40 minutes.

Whisk sugar, milk and vanilla in small bowl until soft enough to
drip from a spoon. If needed, add more milk for proper consistency.
Drizzle over top of cake.


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gingerbread coffee cake, October 31, 2004 - 12:41 AM
Reviewer: Anonymous from pennsylvania
I followed the recipe exactly, even though the 1 Tablespoon of baking powder did not seem right. LOLLOLOLOl The cake billowed all over the sides and then dropped like cement. definitly too much baking powder!

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