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Favorite gingerbread Recipe

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Mix thoroughly:
1/2 cup soft shortening
2 tbsps. sugar
1 egg
1 cup dark New Orleans molasses
1 cup boiling water

Sift together and stir in (beating until smooth):
2 + 1/4 cups sifted Gold Medal flour
11 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon

Pour into well greased and floured 9 X 9 inch square pan.

Bake @: 325 F. (medium heat) for 45-50 minutes

Sweetened Whip Cream

Chill deep bowl and beater.
In bowl, add and than beat together until stiff.
1 cup chilled whipping cream
1/4 cup sifted confectioners sugar
flavoring, if desired




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