Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread

Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread 25 mins
COOK 1 hr
READY IN 1 hr45 mins

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 9-inch square cake Change Servings

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

Directions
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.
2.In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.
3.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.
4.Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving. credit:
allrecipes

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