Heron's gingerbread recipe

December 2, 2010 10:49:59 AM PST
Here's the recipe for Heron's famous gingerbread to be used at the Triangle Family Services' 8th Annual Gingerbread Benefit on Dec. 2


  • Brown Sugar???? 2TBL
  • Sugar?? ¼ cup + 2TBL??????????????
  • Butter?? ½ cup
  • Baking Soda???? ¾ tsp
  • Molasses????????? 2/3 cup
  • Ginger? 2tsp
  • Cinnamon???????? 1tsp
  • Eggs??? 1
  • Cake Flour??????? 3 cups


  • In a mixer bowl whisk the sugars, spices and baking soda together.
  • Add the butter to the mixer and lightly cream, you are not looking to whip air into the dough.
  • Once creamed add the egg and the molasses.
  • Add the cake flour mixing just until the dough is combined.
  • Chill the dough for at least 1 hour, roll out on a floured surface.
  • Cut into desired shapes and bake at 350.