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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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

1Sift flour. Measure. Sift again with soda, spices and salt.
2Cream shortening until soft. Beat in sugar and molasses with rotary egg beater until well blended. Add egg. Beat well. Add flour. Mix well.
3Add 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