Dawn NoltAuthorDawn NoltCategoryTags, DifficultyBeginnerRating

Old Fashioned Gingerbread is a delightful holiday favorite! Serve it with vanilla ice cream; toast a slice in the toaster and drizzle with caramel sauce topped with a scoop of ice cream; or, frost with cream cheese frosting. Any way you serve it you will love it!

Yields9 Servings

 ½ cup sugar
 ½ cup butter
 1 Nature's Yoke Duck egg
 1 cup blackstrap molasses
 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
 1 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp ginger
 ½ tsp cloves
 ½ tsp salt
 1 ¼ cups hot water

1

Preheat oven to 350 F. 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 separate bowl, combine 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 preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving.

Ingredients

 ½ cup sugar
 ½ cup butter
 1 Nature's Yoke Duck egg
 1 cup blackstrap molasses
 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
 1 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp ginger
 ½ tsp cloves
 ½ tsp salt
 1 ¼ cups hot water

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 F. 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 separate bowl, combine 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 preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving.

Old Fashioned Gingerbread