Sunday, November 9, 2014

Grandma's Gingerbread

Grandma's Gingerbread

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. ginger
1 cup hot water

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, mixing well. Add egg and molasses, mixing well.
Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture alternately with the hot water - beginning and ending with the flour mixture - beat well after each addition.
Pour batter into lightly greased and floured 9-inch square pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Makes 9 servings.


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