Thursday, January 1, 2009

Grandmother Hathaway's Angel Gingerbread

My mother made this pale, light-textured gingerbread at least once a week when I was growing up. It's quick, easy, and delicious served with ice cream, whip cream or frozen yogurt.

Combine 1/2 cup golden(light) molasses, 1/4 cup melted butter, 1/4 cup sugar, and one beaten egg. Beat well.

Add 1 and 1/4 cup sifted flour, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. soda, 1/2 tsp. each cinnamon and ginger.

When well mixed, add 1/2 cup boiling water and beat well.

Bake in greased 8" square pan at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Best served right out of the oven.

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