Rating: 5 stars
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

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

Gallery

Recipe Summary test

Yield:
9 servings
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

    Advertisement
  • 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.
Advertisement