Gingerbread

Easy Home Style Gingerbread

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature (1 stick)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup hot water

Grease and flour a 9-inch square baking pan or spray with a baking spray with flour. Heat oven to 325°. Beat butter and sugar together, add egg, molasses, salt, baking soda, and spices. Beat until well blended. Add water and blend then add flour and beat on medium for about 3 minutes. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan.

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a cake tester or toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cut into squares and serve with freshly whipped cream, lemon curd, powdered sugar or buttercream frosting.

Easy Home Style Gingerbread

– Yum!
Course bread
Keyword bread
Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature (1 stick)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup hot water

Instructions

  1. Grease and flour a 9-inch square baking pan or spray with a baking spray with flour. Heat oven to 325°. Beat butter and sugar together, add egg, molasses, salt, baking soda, and spices. Beat until well blended. Add water and blend then add flour and beat on medium for about 3 minutes. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan.
  2. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a cake tester or toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cut into squares and serve with freshly whipped cream, lemon curd, powdered sugar or buttercream frosting.
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