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Soft Gingerbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brooke Borrowman (recipe of Annabelle Dolbeare)

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C. sugar
1/2 C. Shortening
2 tsp. baking soda dissolved in 1 C. hot water
1 C. molasses
1 tsp. each ginger, cloves, cinnamon
21/2 C. flour
2 beaten eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Add 2 well beaten eggs the last thing before baking, to other mixed ingredients. The batter will be thin, not thick.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This came from a 1939 cookbook of the El Dara, Il Christian Church. original recipe does not actually state oven temp or cooking time.

 

 

 

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