Combine flour, sugar, ginger, and cinnamon: cut in shortening. reserve 1/4 cup for topping. Add egg to remaining flour mixture and stir in molasses. Dissolve baking soda and salt in buttermilk or yogurt. Add to mollasses mixture and pour into greased 8-inch square pan. Sprinkle the reserved topping over batter. Bake at 350 for approximately 30 minutes.
Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt, and nutmeg in a small pan. Gradually stir in water. Cook and stir over low until thick and bobbly. Stir a little bit of the mixture into 2 beaten egg yolks, then return the yolk mixture into the hot mixture in pan. Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; add the butter, the grated lemon rind and the lemon juice.
serve a slice of cake on to individual plates and scoop 2-3 large spoonfuls over each slice. If serving on a different day from baking-warm the cake slice up in a microwave and separately warm up sauce and spoon over it. You may also use warm apple sauce instead of lemon sauce.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (180g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 150 (39%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 16.6g||22 %|
|Saturated Fat 9.9g||50 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.9g|
|Cholesterol 115.1mg||35 %|
|Sodium 7985mg||275 %|
|Potassium 171.8mg||5 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 55g||16 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4 %|
|Sugars, other 54g|
|Protein 5.5g||8 %|
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Calories per serving: 387
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