Best-Ever Gingerbread

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by superbuna

This recipe produces a high-rising cake that is moist and delicious with or without added embellishments such as whipped cream, lemon sauce, ice cream or a sifting of powdered sugar. From a 1969 "Sunset" Favorite Recipes book.

Top Review by waynejohn1234

I love this gingerbread not only for the taste but for the ease of preparation. I have substituted applesauce for half the oil with excellent results. Thanks for subitting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350°.
  2. In a bowl, combine sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. Stir in the oil, then the molasses, mixing well.
  4. Mix soda with boiling water and immediately stir into the mixture.
  5. Gradually blend in the flour, to prevent lumping.
  6. Then mix in eggs.
  7. Turn into greased 9 x 13x2-inch pan and bake in a 350° oven about 40-45 minutes.

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