Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
Hands-on Time
10 Mins
Total Time
10 Mins
Yield
Makes about 1 cup hard sauce

Reader Jean Smith of Brookhaven, Mississippi, inspired this delicious topping for gingerbread. Make your own favorite gingerbread recipe, or use a mix.

How to Make It

Step 1

Beat softened butter, lemon zest, and lemon juice at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating until light and fluffy. Serve immediately with warm gingerbread.

Step 2

Note: Store sauce in refrigerator up to 1 week. Let stand 20 minutes before serving.

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