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This is everyone's holiday favorite, even the busy cooks, because it is so easy to make.



Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Greased and flour one 9 inch square pan.

  • Cream together the sugar and butter or margarine. Add egg, and beat well. Mix in the molasses.

  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and clove. Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture; add the hot water, and mix well.

  • Pour batter into pan and bake for one hour. Allow to cool in pan and serve.

Nutrition Facts

211 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 36.7g; fat 6.3g; cholesterol 26.9mg; sodium 244.5mg. Full Nutrition