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  • Serves: 6 - 8

Old-fashioned gingerbread

Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 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)


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

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