To give as a gift mix: Fill a 20-oz. glass jar with a lid (or any glass jar that can hold 2 1/2 cups of dry ingredients) with flour, then ginger and cinnamon, then salt, baking soda and sugar so they form pretty layers. Seal with lid and attach these instructions: Mix jar ingredients in one bowl; mix 2 1/2 tbsp soft butter, 3 tbsp vegetable oil, 1/3 cup molasses & 1 egg in another bowl. Add dry ingredients to wet; stir. Add 1/2 cup boiling water; stir. Bake at 350°F for 25 min. Cool & frost.