Yield: 4 servings
In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add the molasses, water and egg.
Combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and salt; add to creamed mixture and beat until smooth. Pour into a greased 15x10-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
In a bowl, combine the Orange Sauce ingredients. Serve with cake.
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