Maw Maw's Gingerbread

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

Nothing smells better than gingerbread baking. This recipe dates back to before the 1960's.


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Serves:

Makes one cake

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1 c
dark karo syrup
2 tsp
baking soda
1/8 -1/4 tsp
(pinch) salt
1/2 c
hot water
1/2 c
milk
2 tsp
ground ginger
2 tsp
allspice, ground
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1
egg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix flour and spices together.
2
In separate bowl, pour hot water over soda. Mix.
3
Add remaining ingredients to the flour mixture, then add water mixture. Mix until well blended.

Pour into lightly greased 8'x8' square cake pan.

Bake at 350F for approximately 25 minutes until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom