Gingerbread loaves

Gingerbread Loaves recipe

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3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 cup molasses
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2-3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 teaspoons ginger
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
Ingredients for glaze
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 to 2 Tablespoons lemon juice


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8 x 4-inch loaf pans. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. In a small bowl, combine molasses, water, and baking soda; mix well and beat into brown sugar mixture. Gradually add flour, baking powder, spices, and salt; mix well. Spoon batter into greased pans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until loaves spring back when touched lightly in the center. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pans. Cool 1-1/4 hours or until completely cooled. Combine powdered sugar and lemon juice; brush loaves with glaze.

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