Best Gingerbread

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“My dear husband, Dave's favorite gingerbread. It comes from an old Betty Crocker cookbook I got as a wedding gift in 1967.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
9
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°.
  2. Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.
  3. Mix shortening, sugar and egg.
  4. Blend in molasses and water.
  5. Mix in dry ingredients and stir in until smooth.
  6. Bake 45-50 minutes or until cake tests done.
  7. Serve with whipped cream or lemon sauce.
  8. LEMON SAUCE: Combine butter, sugar, egg, water, lemon juice and zest.
  9. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly: just until it boils.
  10. Makes: 1 1/2 cups.

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