OLD FASHIONED GINGERBREAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup hot water

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter.
  • Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.
  • In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves.
  • Blend into the creamed mixture.
  • Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan.
  • Bake 1 hour (I found mine was done after baking for approximately 35 minutes.) in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool in pan before serving.

Notes

One of the ultimate holiday treats!

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