Simple Gingerbread

Simple Gingerbread

Simple Gingerbread
Most people don't realize that gingerbread is so simple to make. If you like your gingerbread a bit moister, add a little bit more water or a little more vegetable oil.
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12 servings

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 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup hot water

Methods/steps
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 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 in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow cooling in pan before serving.
Additional Tips
Ready in Hour 45 min

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