Holiday Gingerbread

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Angela Gray

By
@angiemath

This Gingerbread is one of the best that I have ever had before. It is light and moist, spiced just right and so easy to pull together quickly. I love that it stays moist for several days after baking, not that it will stick around that long. Serve this to your guest with a mug of hot cider and lots of holiday cheer ! The recipe is courtesy of the big red/orange Betty Crocker cookbook.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
9
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    cinnamon and ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    light molasses
  • 1/2 c
    very warm water

How to Make Holiday Gingerbread

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degree's. Grease a square glass 9 inch pan.
  2. Combine all of the dry ingredients into a bowl, set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl beat shortening on medium speed for 30 sec. Add brown sugar, beat till fluffy. Add egg and molasses ; beat one minute.
  4. Alternately add dry flour mixture and water to shortening mixture, beat on low speed; begin and end with flour mixture.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 15 minutes, serve warm with powdered sugar sprinkled on top and a nice hot mug of cider ! enjoy

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