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This recipe for GINGERBREAD CAKE, by , is from EVERYDAYCOOKINM FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE., one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lester Sprague
Added: Saturday, June 16, 2007


2 c. flour
2T. baking powder
1/4 t.soda
2 t. ginger
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t.salt
1/3 c. shortening
1/2 c.sugar
1 egg. well beaten
2/3 c. molasses
3/4 c. buttermilk

Sift flour,baking powder,soda, spices and salt together.Cream shortening and sugar together until smooth. Add egg and molasses; then flour with milk alternately with milk. Beat after each addition until smooth. Pour into a greased pan or ring mold; Bake at 350║for approximately 1 1/4 hours or until done. Serve with whipped cream




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