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Chewy Double Ginger Squares

Food Network Canada
YIELDS
40 servings
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Ingredients

Chewy Double Ginger Squares

1
cup packed brown sugar
½
cup fancy molasses
¼
cup butter, melted
2
egg
1
tsp vanilla
2
cup flour
1
tsp ground ginger
½
tsp baking soda
½
tsp cinnamon
¼
tsp ground cloves
1
pinch salt
½
cup chopped crystallized ginger

Glaze

1
cup icing sugar
¼
cup butter, melted
2
Tbsp lemon, juice
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).

Step 2

Grease 13-x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan; line with parchment paper. Set aside.

Step 3

In bowl, whisk sugar, molasses, butter, eggs and vanilla. In separate bowl, whisk flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; stir into butter mixture until combined. Stir in crystallized ginger, scrape into prepared pan.

Step 4

Bake in centre of oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 45 minutes.

Step 5

Stir together icing sugar, butter and lemon juice; spread over squares. Let cool completely. Cut into squares. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container, store for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 1 month.)

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