Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

  • 2-1/2 C flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1/4 C canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 C molasses
  • 1/2 C unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 C low-fat buttermilk
  • Cooking Spray

Preheat oven to 350.

Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through cloves) in a bowl, stirring well. Combine sugar, oil, and egg in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until combined. Stir in molasses and applesauce.

Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to egg mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Spoon batter into a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Cut into squares.

Date Added:November 12, 2009
Classification:Quick Breads
Source:Cooking Light
Meals:Dinner, Brunch



4 Points per Serving