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Gingerbread

5
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
16
Difficulty
Easy
For spicier gingerbread add 1/2 teaspoon white pepper, 1/4 teaspoon cloves and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon with the ginger.

Ingredients

All-purpose flour

1½ cup(s)

Baking powder

1½ tsp(s)

Ground ginger

1¼ tsp(s)

Baking soda

½ tsp(s)

Table salt

½ tsp(s)

Unsalted butter

4 tbsp(s), melted

Unpacked brown sugar

cup(s)

Low-fat buttermilk

½ cup(s)

Molasses

cup(s)

Raw egg(s)

1 large, lightly beaten

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 9-inch square cake pan with cooking spray. Whisk together flour, baking powder, ginger, baking soda and salt.
  2. Stir butter, brown sugar, buttermilk, molasses, 1/4 cup water and egg together until smooth.
  3. Stir dry ingredients into butter mixture. Pour into pan. Bake until cake springs back when lightly touched, about 45 to 50 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.