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Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Taste an original! It’s classic gingerbread--sweet, aromatic and moist--just like you remember it.

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

2 1/3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup shortening
1/3
cup sugar
1
cup molasses
3/4
cup hot water
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
Butterscotch Sauce, if desired

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325ºF. Grease and flour bottom and sides of square pan, 9x9x2 inches.
  • 2 Beat all ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or cool.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

To ensure recipe success, do not use self-rising flour in this recipe.

Pressed for time? Pick up a box of Betty Crocker® gingerbread cake and cookie mix.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
110 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12 g
12 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
25 mg
25 %;
Sodium
360 mg
360 %;
Total Carbohydrate
58 g
58 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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