Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake
Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup applesauce 1 egg 1 cup molasses 2 1/2 cups GF all purpose flour 1 1/4 tsp Xanthan Gum 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp cloves 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup hot water
1. Preheat oven to 350. Pam or grease & flour a 9-inch square pan. 2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Add in the applesauce. Beat in the egg and mix in the molasses. 3. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, spices, xanthan gum. Blend into the creamed mixture. Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan. 4. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven. Check after 45 minutes or so. Allow to cool in pan before serving. 5. Top with powdered sugar & serve with Cool Whip.
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