1/2 cup of butter or margarine,softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup molasses
1 large egg
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teasoppons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon gound cinnamon
1 cup hot water
Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy
Gradually add sugar
beat well. Add molasses and egg,beat well.
Combine flour and next 4 ingredients;add to butter mixture alternately with hot water,beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix at low speed after each addition until blended.
Pour batter into a lightly greased and floured 13 x 9inch pan. Bake at 350o for 35-40 minutes or until
wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly in a pan on a wire rack. My batteries went
out on my camera so I got this image fromwww.recipe.com who had a lot of gingerbread recipes to choose from. I am also linking up to www.girlichef.com,www.blessedwithgrace.net,www.weloveiowa.blogspot.com.