Maw Maw's Gingerbread

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Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

Nothing smells better than gingerbread baking. This recipe dates back to before the 1960's.

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Serves:
Makes one cake
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1 c
dark karo syrup
2 tsp
baking soda
1/8 -1/4 tsp
(pinch) salt
1/2 c
hot water
1/2 c
milk
2 tsp
ground ginger
2 tsp
allspice, ground
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1
egg

How to Make Maw Maw's Gingerbread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix flour and spices together.
  • 2In separate bowl, pour hot water over soda. Mix.
  • 3Add remaining ingredients to the flour mixture, then add water mixture. Mix until well blended.

    Pour into lightly greased 8'x8' square cake pan.

    Bake at 350F for approximately 25 minutes until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean.

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About Maw Maw's Gingerbread

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom