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Gingerbread Recipe

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This recipe for Gingerbread, by , is from The Lasley's Favorite Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Shanna Lasley
Added: Thursday, July 10, 2008


1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup applesauce
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups all purpose flour
4 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup fat free buttermilk
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
whipped cream

Beat first 4 ingredients at med. speed until blended. Stir together flour and next 4 ingredients in a med. bowl. Combine buttermilk and eggs in a separate bowl. Add both mixtures alternately to butter mixture. Beginning and ending with flour mix. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Pour batter into a lightly greased 10 in. cast iron skillet. Bake at 325 for 35-40 minutes or until wooden pick comes out clean. Serve with whipped cream.




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