Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Book Club

I'm so excited for Book Club a.k.a. "Treats and a Good Book" tonight... we are discussing the book Lemon Tart.

I decided to make my version of gingerbread.
chocolate swirl gingerbread
1/2 c. butter
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp ginger
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cloves
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. molasses
1 egg
2 oz. melted semi sweet chocolate

1. preheat oven 325. Butter 8" square dish. combine dry ingredients.
2. melt butter and water in saucepan. stir into dry ingredients. add molasses and egg
3. pour half of batter into dish. drizzle half of chocolate over batter. add remaning batter and drizzle remaining batter in zig zag pattern over top.
4. run a knife through the lines of chocolate, alternating the direction each time.
5. bake until toothpick comes out clean. about 30 minutes.

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