Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe 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.