Grandma’s Gingerbread


1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. ginger
1 cup hot water
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, mixing well. Add egg and molasses, mixing well.
Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture alternately with the hot water – beginning and ending with the flour mixture – beat well after each addition.
Pour batter into lightly greased and floured 9-inch square pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Serve with whipped cream.
Makes 9 servings.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s