Good Ol' Gingerbread from scratch

Discussion in 'The BOC Diner' started by Cattledogz, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. Cattledogz

    Cattledogz Active Member

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    1 Cup "Wesson" or other good oil. Canola can be used
    1 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
    1 Cup Dark Molasses
    1 Heaping TBS ground Ginger
    1 Heaping Tsp ground Cinnamon
    1 Heaping Tsp ground Cloves
    1 Heaping Tsp ground Nutmeg (Fresh is best)
    3-1/2 Cups Flour
    2Tsp Baking Soda
    1/2 Tsp Salt
    1 Cup Buttermilk

    Put oil, brown sugar, molasses, and spices in a large bowl and mix well. Let sit in a warm place until sugar has melted. (I usually mix and night and let set overnight)

    Once melted beat well until mixture is smooth and syrupy.

    Sift flour, salt, and baking soda together.

    Add flour mixture and buttermilk to the syrup, alternating between the two when adding.

    Pour batter into pan and bake at 325 Degrees as follows:
    9 x 12 pan - 40 Minutes
    Bundt pan - Approx. 1 hour

    This freezes well if tightly wrapped.

    Enjoy!
     
  2. whisker maniac

    whisker maniac New Member

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    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmm

    you know your gonna have to stop all this... you know I'm on a diet.:eek:oooh:

    sure sounds really good tho.

    While the rest of you are stuffing your selves with all this good stuff I'll be sittin over here in the corner crying.:eek:oooh::smile2:
     

  3. Cattledogz

    Cattledogz Active Member

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    I am in the same boat Kevin. :sad2:
    And this has always been one of my favorites!
     
  4. whisker maniac

    whisker maniac New Member

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    Well I guess we'll sit in the corner and cry together then :embarassed:
     
  5. gonefishing

    gonefishing New Member

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    Gingerbread is something that my Mother used to make when I was young. I have made it from time to time just as a good reminder of the good old days.

    Sam W
     
  6. boswifedeb

    boswifedeb USCA Jailhouse Lawyer

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    Barb, thanks for the recipe. I make a gingerbread house every Christmas, but have never made gingerbread. Maybe this will be the year.:wink: