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The Best Gingerbread Recipe

CarlCarl Kleinebecker

This is wonderful when served with warm orange marmalade and whipped cream. And probably nobody would complain if a little rum was thrown into the whipped cream. Or into the gingerbread, for that matter.

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total time:
35 (minutes)

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35 (minutes)


  • 2 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 c. butter
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 c. molasses
  • 1 c. water
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  • 1

    Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees

  • 2

    Combine dry ingredients and set aside.

  • 3

    Cream sugar,and butter. Add eggs and liquid ingredients, then add dry ingredients.

  • 4

    Pour into greased baking pan. Be careful not to over- fill (1/2 to 2/3 of the way full). Place a pan under the oven rack to catch over flow)

  • 5

    Bake for 35 minutes. I have found it almost always takes at least 10 additional minutes to bake completely (do check it after 35 minutes though).

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From the kitchen of Tom Judson

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