Grandma Beck's Gingerbread
Family Tested & Approved
dark molasses (full-flavored)
whisk together the dry ingredients. Melt the Crisco in the boiling water. Add the molasses and blend well.
Stir in the dry ingredients and mix well. Bake in a greased 8" x 8" pan at 350 degrees F for about 30-40 minutes until it passes the toothpick test.
Dust with powdered sugar if desired. Serve with freshly whipped cream, or lemon sauce - or both!