OLD-FASHIONED GINGERBREAD

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10 min Prep
1 hr 5 min Total
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9 Servings

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


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 1/3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 cup shortening
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/3 cup sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 cup molasses
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3/4 cup hot water
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 egg
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Butterscotch Sauce, if desired
Preparation
  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
  • 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.