Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe

Total Time:

1 hour 30 minutes(Cooking)

Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe


1/2 cupwhite sugar
1/2 cupbutter
1 cupmolasses
2 1/2 cupsall purpose flour
1 1/2 tspbaking soda
1 tspground cinnamon
1 tspground ginger
1/2 tspsalt
1 cuphot water
sliced almonds, for garnish
cinnamon, to sprinkle for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour loaf pan.
  2. In a bowl, cream butter with the sugar.
  3. Beat in the egg. Mix in molasses.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger.
  5. Blend dry ingredients into creamed mixture.
  6. Stir in the hot water.
  7. Pour into pan and bake 1 hour, until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  8. Sprinkle sliced almonds and ground cinnamon on top and serve.

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