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old fashioned gingerbread

Recipe by
Georgane Vann
Clifton, TX

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

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For old fashioned gingerbread

  • 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

How To Make old fashioned gingerbread

  • 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.

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