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Gingerbread muffins made with molasses

These muffins taste like old-fashioned gingerbread - simply delicious. Molasses are an excellent source of calcium, potassium & magnesium.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword calcium, molasses, muffin, sugar
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light olive oil or high oleic acid safflower oil
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup hot water

Instructions

  1. In a large beater bowl, cream oil & sugars.
  2. Add egg and molasses. Beat well.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together.
  4. Add to creamed mixture alternately with hot water.
  5. Fill muffin cups and bake
  6. Preheat oven to 350F (180C)