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Whole Wheat Gingerbread

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Ingredients
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Powdered ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat pastry flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 325° F.
Grease an 8-inch square pan.
Combine first 6 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Stir in boiling water.
In a separate bowl, mix baking soda with flour. Add to molasses mixture. Stir to blend, then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
Turn batter into prepared pan. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Place cake pan on a wire rack and let cool for 10 minutes. With a small flat spatula, carefully loosen sides of cake. Invert on the wire rack and remove pan.
Serve with a topping of whipped cream or applesauce, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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