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Soft Gingerbread


Cooking Time:

40 to 45 minutes


  • one 8-inch square gingerbread
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark molasses
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup boiling water


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour the baking pan.

Put the sugar, molasses, oil, and eggs in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth. In another bowl, combine the salt, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, flour, and baking soda and stir with a fork until well mixed. Stir into the first mixture. Add the boiling water and beat briskly until smooth This is a thin batter. Pour into the pan and bake 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm.