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  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 white sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 5 tsbp unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup cold water
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt

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In a large glass bowl, melt butter in a microwave. Add egg, molasses, sugar and water. Mix well.

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In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, salt and ground ginger.

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Mix well and combine molasses mixture. Mix well again. Pour batter (it will be thin) into a greased loaf pan and bake at 350F for approximately 30 minutes, or until it tests done.

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Remove bread from oven and allow to cool. Frost with buttercream and cool again before serving.

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