grandma beck's gingerbread

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Penny Burdge
from Shawnee, KS

Dark, spicy and oh so yummy. Try is with freshly whipped cream OR a nice tart lemon sauce - or both!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For grandma beck's gingerbread

  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    crisco
  • q/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    dark molasses (full-flavored)
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How To Make grandma beck's gingerbread

  • 1
    whisk together the dry ingredients. Melt the Crisco in the boiling water. Add the molasses and blend well.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Dust with powdered sugar if desired. Serve with freshly whipped cream, or lemon sauce - or both!

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