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[Sep. 28th, 2005|12:14 pm]
Autumn Rain

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup butter -- softened
2 eggs
1 cup molasses
1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 teaspoons ginger
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice


Heat oven to 350F degrees. Grease two 8x4-inch loaf pans. In large bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. In small bowl, combine molasses, water, and baking soda; mix well. Beat into brown sugar mixture. Gradually add flour and all remaining bread ingredients; mix well. Spoon batter into greased pans.

Bake at 350 F degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pans; cool 1 hour 15 minutes or until completely cooled. In small bowl, combine glaze ingredients; blend well. Brush cooled loaves with glaze. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator