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Favorite old fashioned gingerbread recipe

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Old fashion gingerbread

Old fashion gingerbread

Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread

Ingredients: Original Recipe makes one, nine-inch square cake

½ cup white sugar                                        1-teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ cup butter                                                 1-teaspoon ground ginger

1 egg                                                               ½ teaspoon ground cloves

1-cup molasses                                              ½ teaspoon salt

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour                          1-cup hot water

1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

 

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.

2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.

3. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Blend into the creamed mixtures. Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan.

4. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving.

Jennarose DiGiacomo

About Jennarose DiGiacomo

Cabrini College '15, Lifestyles Editor Creator and Host of the show Bless Your Heart

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