Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe

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Old Fashioned Gingerbread

Georgane Vann

By
@Georgart53

Who doesn't love warm gingerbread slathered with butter on a cold winter morning?


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter
1 cup unsulphured molassas
1 cup sour cream or 1 c buttermilk
2 1/3 cup ap flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
preheat oven to 350.Prepare 8 by 8 inch pan or an 13 by 9 pan for a thinner cake with butter and flour.
Place the butter and molasses in small pan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Pour the mixture into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Cool for 5 minutes, then mix in the sour cream
2
Meanwhile, sift the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and salt together in a small bowl. Mix with your hands until combined. With the mixer on low speed, slowly add the flour mixture to the molasses mixture and mix only until smooth.
3
Pour into the prepared pan and bake for about 35 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Set aside to cool completely.

Cut into squares and serve warm with butter or whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American