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Ginger Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melinda Egan Ridgeway
Added: Tuesday, February 27, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup Shortening
1/2 cup Sugar
1 Egg
2 1/2 cups Flour
1 1/2 tsp Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Ginger
1/2 tsp Cloves
1 cup Molasses
1 cup Hot Water

Directions:
Directions:
Melt shortening, let cool. Add sugar and egg. Beat well. Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices. Combine molasses and water. Add alternately with flour to first mixture. Pour into greased, wax paper-lined 9x9x2 pan. bake 50-60 minutes at 350.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe copied from the Original Buck Family Recipe Cookbook from 1981.

 

 

 

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