This moist gingerbread is a good recipe for the holidays or any other time.
This recipe was originally published in Sunset magazine before I was
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp ginger
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp powdered cloves
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup light molasses
- 2 tsp baking soda
(That's baking soda, not baking powder)
- 1 cup boiling water
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour,
- 2 eggs,
Mix the sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves together in a bowl.
Add the vegetable oil and the molasses, stirring until well blended.
Mix the baking soda into the boiling water and immediately stir into
Add the flour gradually, mixing well after each addition.
Mix in the beaten eggs.
Pour into a greased
9 x 13
baking pan and bake at
for 40 minutes.
Top with whipped cream or lemon sauce.
20 minutes to prepare, 40 minutes to cook.
measure the ingredients.
Lockheed Missiles and Space Company!Mechanisms & Servos, Sunnyvale, CA
Recipe last modified: 5 Mar 86
From: jon@msunix (Jonathan Hue)
Subject: RECIPE: extravagant gingerbread
Date: 9 May 86 06:15:50 GMT
Organization: Lockheed Missiles and Space, Sunnyvale, CA
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