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Gingerbread a favorite christmas dessert

Dec 20, 2017 02:00AM
There’s no more welcome dessert that old fashioned home made gingerbread. It’s so easy to mix together and bake you can have it on your table in no time. And most of the ingredients you probably have in your pantry!

Old Fashioned Gingerbread

Ingredients: ½ cup sugar ½ cup butter 1 egg 1 cup molasses 2 ½ cup flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup hot water

Preparation: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan. Cream butter and sugar together. Add egg, and molasses, and mix well. In a separate bowl stir together dry ingredients and add to wet ingredients. Add hot water and mix well. Pour into the pan and bake for one hour. Serve warm or at room temperature with ice cream and drizzle with chocolate or caramel syrup.