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Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

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Old-Fashioned Gingerbread
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 9
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Taste an original! It’s classic gingerbread--sweet, aromatic and moist--just like you remember it.
Updated Sep 11, 2007

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To ensure recipe success, do not use self-rising flour in this recipe.
  • tip 2
    Pressed for time? Pick up a box of Betty Crocker® gingerbread cake and cookie mix.

Nutrition

350 Calories, 12 g Total Fat, 4 g Protein, 58 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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