Grandma Beck's Gingerbread

Grandma Beck's Gingerbread Recipe

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Penny Burdge


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

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10 Min
40 Min


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2 1/2 c
1 1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
q/2 c
boiling water
1 c
dark molasses (full-flavored)

How to Make Grandma Beck's Gingerbread


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

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About Grandma Beck's Gingerbread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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