Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Recipe by KittyKitty

I love gingerbread, but my husband hates it, so I don't make this often,mostly at the holidays.

Top Review by cookingmother

This is a wonderful, light gingerbread. The only change I made was to increase the ginger cinnamon because I like a lot of spice. Simple to make, and great served warm. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating at med. speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and molasses, mixing well.
  2. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with water, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix after each addition.
  3. Pour batter into a lightly greases and floured 9 inch square pan. Bake at 350F for 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted, comes out clean. Serve with a scoop of whipped cream.

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