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Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janie Delauter
Added: Thursday, January 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
3 eggs (beaten separately)
1 c. baking molasses
1 tsp. cloves
2 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. baking soda
3 c. flour
1 c. boiling water (add last)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and sugar. Mix in eggs, then molasses and dry ingredients. Add the water last. Bake in 9 x 13" cake pan. Bake at 350 for approx. 45 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My Aunt Mary Sutton made this gingerbread over the years but it was one of my mother's (Ann's) recipes. I believe some of the aunts made it but I don't know if it came from Grandma Conrad.

 

 

 

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