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Gert's Gingerbread Recipe

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This recipe for Gert's Gingerbread, by , is from The Warner Family and Friends' Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gert Beckwith
Added: Wednesday, August 2, 2006


1/2 c sugar
1/2 cup margerine - softened
1 egg
1 c molasses
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 t baking soda
1 t cinnamon
1 t ginger
1/2 t cloves
1/2 t salt
1 c hot water

Cream margerine and sugar. Add egg and molasses. Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Add hot water last.
Bake in greased and floured 13 by 9 pan at 350 for 30 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the only cake I made from "scratch".
Very good served with whipped cream.
Edith's notes: Gert Beckwith is Carol Beckwith Warner's mother. She and Carol's dad, Don, live in West Haven, CT.




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