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Gingerbread Recipe

Gingerbread is popular during the holidays. It is also too good not to have other times of the year. Here is a homemade recipe certainly to please.

Yield: 6 to 9 servings

Gingerbread Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup shortening

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup molasses

  • 1 1/2 cups flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup boiling water

How to make Gingerbread:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Beat shortening and sugar until creamy.

  3. Add egg and molasses, beat well.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients thoroughly.

  5. Alternately add molasses and boiling water into the dry mixture. Beat after each addition.

  6. Pour batter into a greased 8" X 8" baking pan.

  7. Bake 35 to 40 minutes.

  8. Serve warm.

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