Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 7 Print This is everyone’s holiday favorite, even the busy cook’s, because it is so easy to make. Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread Ingredients 1/2 cup white sugar1/2 cup butter1 egg1 cup molasses2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup hot water Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan. 2 In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses. 3 In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Blend into the creamed mixture. Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan. 4 Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving.