Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

By : | 2 Comments | On : June 19, 2012 | Category : Breads

old-fashioned gingerbread

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup butter,softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup light molasses
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup hot water
  • warm applesauce(optional)
  • whipped cream(optional)
  • nutmeg (optional)

Directions :

  1. Cream together butter and sugar.
  2. Add egg and molasses.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Stir in flour,baking soda,cinnamon,ginger,cloves,and salt.Mix well.Add hot water.
  5. Beat well.
  6. Pour batter into greased and floured 2-pound coffee can.Place can in slow cooker.
  7. Cover top of can with 8 paper towels.
  8. Cover slow cooker and bake on High 2½-3 hours.
  9. Serve ginger bread with applesauce.
  10. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg.
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Comments (2)

  1. posted by Peggy on December 19, 2013

    Hi, Can this be baked in the oven and if so directions please! Thank you…

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    • posted by Slava Bond on December 22, 2013

      This recipe is for halogen oven.You can bake it in regular oven,but you need to adjust cooking time.

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