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Ginger ale has long been used as a remedy for an upset stomach. But a generous slice of home-baked gingerbread could be just as effective. Research shows that compounds in ginger can sometimes suppress an upset stomach and nausea.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 1998


Recipe Summary

9 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Beat granulated sugar and margarine at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended (about 5 minutes). Add molasses and egg; beat well.

  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (flour through cloves). Add flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

  • Pour batter into an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Sift powdered sugar over top of cake, and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

201 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 6.1g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 1.8g; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 33.2g; fiber 0.6g; cholesterol 25mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 183mg; calcium 55mg.