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Ginger Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tom Walters
Added: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2-cup sugar
1-1/2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2-tsp. cloves
2-1/2 cups sifted plain flour
1/2-tsp. salt
1-cup hot water
1/2-cup butter or butter and lard mix
1-tsp. ginger
1-teaspoon salt
1-egg
1-cup molasses

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Add beaten egg, molasses and dry ingredients (which have been sifted together). Add hot water last, beat until smooth. Bake 35 min. at 350 degrees.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 loaf

 

 

 

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