Ginger bread

Ginger Bread Recipe

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Lillian Stryczek


So rich and spicy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
40 Min


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  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    dark molasses
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten

How to Make Ginger bread


  1. Combine flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and allspice in mixing bowl; set aside .
    Combine shortening and boiling water in large bowl; blend in brown sugar, molasses and egg.
    Add dry ingredients gradually ; mix till thoroughly combined.
    Pour batter into greased 8 or 9 inch square pan. Bake at 350* for 30 to 40 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
    Serve with whipped cream.

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