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A question about a recipe: Faith Durand's Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake

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I have a question about the recipe "Faith Durand's Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake " from Sarah Jampel. my wife loves gingerbread and molasses but can't stand cream cheese frosting. is there something else people would recommend? or is this nothing like traditional cream cheese frosting?

asked by marcusklein almost 2 years ago
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Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added almost 2 years ago

Most ginger breads (including this one) can be served plain , no frosting or garnish. If you want a topping, there are many choices...a lemon glaze, a traditional buttercream, a brandy sauce (like those served at Christmas), a dusting of powdered sugar, some fruit soaked in whisky, a creme anglaise, etc. If your wife doesn't like regular cream chhrse icing, avoid this one too..

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added almost 2 years ago

Thanks!