Grandmother's Gingerbread

Grandmother's Gingerbread

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Elizabeth Maxson

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When I was a child, my grandmother and also my mother would cook this for our family, and we loved it!! Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    molasses
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 3/4 c
    diluted evaporated milk*
  • ·
    whipped cream (optional)
  • ·
    nuts (optional)

How to Make Grandmother's Gingerbread

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream sugar and vegetable shortening. Add beaten eggs and molasses.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder,salt, soda, and spices. Add these alternately with the diluted* (half milk and half water) evaporated milk.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes in a 8" or 9" square pan, which has been greased and floured. Serve with whipped cream and/or chopped nuts, if desired.

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About Grandmother's Gingerbread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy #heirloom



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