Rating: 4.5 stars
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This is everyone's holiday favorite, even the busy cook's, because it is so easy to make.

Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr
additional:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
prep:
25 mins
Servings:
9
Yield:
1 9-inch square cake
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Ingredients

9
Original recipe yields 9 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.

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  • In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.

  • 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.

  • Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving.

Nutrition Facts

375 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 65.3g; fat 11.2g; cholesterol 47.8mg; sodium 434.7mg. Full Nutrition
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