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Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Prep time 20 minutes  cook time 40 minutes


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 who had a lot of gingerbread recipes to choose from.  I am also linking up to,,,


girlichef said…
Sticky gingerbread is one of my most favorite things of the season...this sounds like a great recipe! Thank you for sharing it w/ the hearth and soul hop this week :D
Thanks for stopping by and tweeting this!
Yum! Looks delicious! Thanks!
Melynda said…
Love love love gingerbread, this one has no cloves, so I will try it, soon. Thanks.

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