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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.

Simple Gingerbread


For 12 people

  • 1/2 cup(s) white sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup(s) molasses
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 8 floz hot water


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.
Ready in Hour 45 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 280.41 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 0.58g
  • Sodium (mg): 331.73mg
  • Carbs: 48.86g
  • Fat: 8.12g
  • Saturated fat (g): 5g
  • Proteins: 3.13g