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Classic Gingerbread

Bake Classic Gingerbread as a sweet treat that is great all year round. Serve with coffee in the morning or enjoy as dessert.

All You NOVEMBER 2008

  • Yield: 12 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$.34

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg white
  • 1/2 cup dark molasses
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt. In a separate bowl, mix applesauce with baking soda. In a third, large bowl, whisk eggs, egg white, molasses, brown sugar and oil until smooth. Add to dry ingredients and gently stir to form a smooth batter. Fold in applesauce mixture.

Pour batter into Bundt pan. Bake in center of oven until a toothpick inserted in middle of gingerbread comes out clean, 45 minutes. Cool 5 minutes in pan on wire rack, then unmold to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 271
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 31g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Sodium: 176mg
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