Maple Syrup Gingerbread
|Maple syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sour cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Melted shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pastry flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped candied orange peel||1 Tablespoon|
Beat eggs until light and add the syrup, brown sugar, sour cream and shortening.
Add sifted dry ingredients and beat until smooth.
Add the peel.
Batter will be thin.
Grease a deep 8 1/2 to 9 inch square pan and line the bottom with wax paper.
Fill with the batter and bake at 350F for 35 to 40 minutes or until centre is set.
Serve with chilled applesauce and whipped cream.