6 cups of all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
4 teaspoons ground ginger
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves or all spice
1/2 teaspoon of salt.
11/2 sticks (12 TBS) softened butter
11/2 cups packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup dark molasses
1 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp honey
Step 1- Mix dry ingredients
Step 2- Make butter, sugar, egg, molasses mixture, beat butter:brown sugar on medium speed until fluffy and well blended. Beat eggs, molasses and water until well combined.
Step 3- Combine wet and dry ingredients, knead dough. If dough is too soft add more flour.
Step 4- Wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Bake 350F until edges are darken (11-15 minutes)
Use cookie cutters or make gingerbread houses.
These are just some of our gingerbread houses from over the years. They are not only fun to make and decorate but also to eat. Happy baking everyone.