Grannie Smathers Gingerbread Recipe

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Grannie Smathers Gingerbread

Gloria Gasperson


This is decicated to my Aunt's Mom Grannie Smathers this recipe is over a 100 years old.I hope that you enjoy this recipe especially over the Holidays coming up.Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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20 Min


45 Min


1/2 cup butter,softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg,beaten
21/2 cup self-rising flour
1 tsp.cinn.
1 tsp.ginger
1/2 tsp.clove
1/2 tsp.salt >only if using plain flour
11/2 tsp.baking soda >only if using plain flour
1 cup molasses
1 cup hot water

Directions Step-By-Step

Cream shortening,sugar.Add beaten egg. Measure and sift dry ingredients mix molasses with hot water. Add dry ingredients alternately with liquid beat after each addition.Bake in a loaf pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350* for 45 mins. until done.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Savory Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids