2 cups flour
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 cup margarine or butter, cut into pieces
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup buttermilk
2-4 Tbsp. molasses
2 eggs
1 Tbsp. water

Preheat oven to 350°.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cup and level with a knife.  In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and cloves and cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.  Reserve 1 cup flour mixture; set aside.

Combine the remaining flour mixture, baking soda, and baking powder.  Add the buttermilk, molasses, and eggs to flour mixture.

Beat at medium speed until blended.  Spoon into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan.  Combine reserved 1 cup flour mixture and water; stir with a fork.  Sprinkle over batter.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.  Cool on a wire rack.

No comments:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...