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Whole Wheat Gingerbread

 Whole Wheat Gingerbread
Gingerbread is an old favorite because it's simple to make. I learned that pioneers served gingerbread with meals, but now it's considered a dessert! Serve hot or cold, with a dollop of whipped or ice cream.
12-15 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup molasses
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups milk
  • Whipped cream

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat molasses, honey, oil and eggs until well-mixed.
  • Combine dry ingredients and add alternately with the milk to the egg
  • mixture. Pour batter into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake
  • at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the
  • center comes out clean. Serve warm or at room temperature with
  • chilled whipped cream. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 324 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 276 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.