Ginger Molasses Brownies

"The perfect combination of warm gingerbread spice and fudgy chocolate brownies"
-- @morethanyoucanchew
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 9-12

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  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, or oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 raw sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sour cream, light (optional)
  • powdered sugar for dusting


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a bowl, sift flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, and salt. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a separate large bowl, mix oil, sugar and molasses until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Add dry ingredients to wet and stir until just mixed. Fold in sour cream.

  • Step 3

    Pour batter into a greased 9x9 baking pan for 25 minutes. Cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar.

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