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Ginger Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Chris LaFevor

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c. shortening (or butter)
c. sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 c. hot water
1 c. molasses
2 c. sifted flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
tsp. ground cloves
tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar and add beaten egg. Mix molasses with hot water and add to first mixture. Measure and sift dry ingredients a little at a time to the liquid and add butter mixture. Beat well. Bake in a 8 or 9" square pan lined with waxed paper (or parchment paper) at 350 for 40-45 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is such an old-fashioned recipe. Like some others, the added benefit is the fragrance of gingerbread baking and lingering.

 

 

 

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