Stout Gingerbread with Citrus Sauce

  • dory92064 Posted: 11/17/08
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Very good flavor. The gingerbread is great and the citrus sauce, while very sweet (my husband loved it for that reason) a drizzle over a slice of the bread is divine. Will definitely make again.

  • suzannablu Posted: 10/24/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This recipe has become a family tradition- I made it for my parents a couple of years ago, and now am "required" to make it for all holiday get togethers. I've even made a low sugar version that went over well, replacing the sugar and molasses with agave syrup. The gingerbread itself is wonderful, and the citrus sauce adds the perfect complement.

  • cbarber Posted: 12/27/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This recipe was wonderful! I made it for my family for Christmas this year, and everyone raved. The gingerbread and lemon flavor combination was excellent. The cake itself was very easy to make; the only things I altered were adding more ground ginger (I omitted the fresh ginger because I didn't have any) and I used a scotch ale instead of a stout because again, I didn't happen to have a stout on hand. I think that any dark, malty beer that is not hoppy or bitter will do just fine. I baked the cake in my Wilton cast mini snowflake pan and sprinkled powdered sugar on the cakes for the look of "snow." All in all, this is a great, flavorful recipe that I'd highly recommend!

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