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Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 45 mins
Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 square)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup light molasses
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 182
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • protein 2.8 g
  • carbohydrate 32.4 g
  • cholesterol 46 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 208 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • calcium 55 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 6 ingredients. Set aside.

  3. Beat sugar and eggs with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add applesauce, molasses, and butter; beat well.

  4. Add flour mixture to applesauce mixture, beating just until dry ingredients are moist. Pour batter into an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into 12 squares. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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