Gingerbread Bars with Orange Frosting

A great fall dessert. The cake is moist and with the orange frosting...

Gingerbread Ingredients:
3 1/4 cups flour
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 butter, softened
1 cup water
2/3 cup light molasses
2 eggs
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Frosting Ingredients:
4 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. freshly grated orange peel

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all gingerbread ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Pour batter into greased 15x10x1 inch jelly roll pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Combine all frosting ingredients in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Frost cooled bars. Decorate with sprinkles.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 60 bars

Other recipes by Candlelite Inn:
Blueberry Cinnamon Muffins
Baked Egg And Summer Vegetables
Cranberry Apple Relish
Baked Apple-Cranberry French Toast
Blueberry & Cardamom Waffles

Recipe Provided By:
Candlelite Inn
Bradford, NH

Bradford Bed and Breakfast Inns