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Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread man

Ingredients:

  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light molasses
  • 1/4 cup butter butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8-inch square pan.

Combine egg, sugar, molasses, butter, apple sauce and water; mix well.

In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt; add to
molasses mixture. Beat until well mixed.

Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25- 30 minutes or until cake
tests done.

Serve warm with whipped cream.

Yield: 9 servings.

Note: *I baked in a gingerbread shaped pan for 20 min. Came out perfect 🙂 *

Gingerbread

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