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Ginger Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shirley McQueen
Added: Sunday, November 11, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups self-rising flour
3 cups sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 T ginger
1 cup oil
1 tsp allspice
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift the flour at least twice - hold to the side
Combine the sugar and oil
Begin to mix in the flour at intervals with milk and 1 egg each time - in a large bowl
Add the spices
Add vanilla
Mix with electric mixer until all lumps are gone
Grease a tube cake pan
Pour the batter into the pan and
Bake at 350 for one (1) hour
Test the top of the cake with a toothpick or fork

Allow the cake to sweat for ten (10) minutes.
Dump the cake onto a cake plate and dust with
powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 -10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours including baking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When I was a child, it was exciting to come home from school and smell the aroma a gingerbread.On cold days, a slice of gingerbread with milk was so delightful and welcoming! The memory of Moma's gingerbread cakes is also so memorable.

 

 

 

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