Angel Gingerbread Recipe

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Angel Gingerbread

Charlotte Gunther

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@Charlotte_Gunther

this recipe comes from "The Time reader's book of recipes" 1949, given me by my grandmother when i was a young teen.
it is a particularly good gingerbread, submitted originally by Mrs. E. J. Hutchinson of ME


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Comments:

Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sifted flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/4 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
cloves, ground
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
molasses
1
egg
1/2 c
boiling water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour. Measure. Sift again with soda, spices and salt.
2
Cream shortening until soft. Beat in sugar and molasses with rotary egg beater until well blended. Add egg. Beat well. Add flour. Mix well.
3
Add boiling water. Stir until well blended. Bake in greased waxed paper lined 8-inch square pan in moderate oven (350) for 30 minutes or until done. Makes 12 squares.
4
"This is even more heavenly with whipped cream."

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes