Grannie Smathers Gingerbread

Grannie Smathers Gingerbread Recipe

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Gloria Gasperson


This is decicated to my Aunt's Mom Grannie Smathers this recipe is over a 100 years old.I hope that you enjoy this recipe especially over the Holidays coming up.Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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20 Min
45 Min


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    1/2 cup butter,softened
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    1/2 cup sugar
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    1 large egg,beaten
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    21/2 cup self-rising flour
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    1 tsp.cinn.
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    1 tsp.ginger
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    1/2 tsp.clove
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    1/2 tsp.salt >only if using plain flour
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    11/2 tsp.baking soda >only if using plain flour
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    1 cup molasses
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    1 cup hot water

How to Make Grannie Smathers Gingerbread


  1. Cream shortening,sugar.Add beaten egg. Measure and sift dry ingredients mix molasses with hot water. Add dry ingredients alternately with liquid beat after each addition.Bake in a loaf pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350* for 45 mins. until done.

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About Grannie Smathers Gingerbread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Savory Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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