Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread

Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread

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"This is everyone's holiday favorite, even the busy cooks, because it is so easy to make."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 245 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Greased and flour one 9 inch square pan.
  2. Cream together the sugar and butter or margarine. Add egg, and beat well. Mix in the molasses.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and clove. Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture; add the hot water, and mix well.
  4. Pour batter into pan and bake for one hour. Allow to cool in pan and serve.
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This is a very dense gingerbread, just what I was looking for. The only thing I changed was I increased the spices a bit as we like things a bit spicer. I found this recipe to be plenty moist ...

Made this nostalgic gingerbread for a gathering of 35 home school kids. Out of the 35 only three didn't care for it. Since molasses has a rather strong taste I was a bit surprised that so many k...

I changed the cinnamon and ginger to 2 tsp. and the cloves to 1 tsp. Flavor is excellent but next time I will add 1/2 c. applesauce to add a little moisture. Will definitely make again.