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Hot Water Gingerbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beulah Sword
Added: Thursday, April 27, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Mix together one cup molasses
1/2 c. sugar
1/3 c. butter or lard
2 and 1/2 c. flour (sifted)
2 tsp. soda
1 T. ginger
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Stir together well with one 1 cup boiling water. Quickly stir in 2 well beaten eggs. This is very thin, but do not add more flour. May be baked in gem pans or layers. Put wax paper in pan after they are greased. The cake will not stick as this is a very soft cake. Let it cool before removing from pans. Will remain moist for 2 weeks.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Submitted by Janie Burgess

 

 

 

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