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Hot Water Gingerbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wilmot Bird
Added: Saturday, October 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup dark molasses
1 cup boiling water
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp Ginger, Cloves and Cinnamon
9 inch square pan, greased
or 16 muffin cups

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 325 degrees.

Cream butter, sugar. Add egg. Mix water and molasses. Sift together dry ingredients. Add alternately to creamed mixture with hot water mixture. Beat until smooth. Pour into prepared pans. Bake at 325 for 45 mins in a square pan or until tooth pick comes clean in muffin cups.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9-16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 mins plus baking
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the BEST way to start off the season of Fall. Serve warm with butter and/or lemon curd. Applesauce makes a great side dish.

 

 

 

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