Gingerbread I

Gingerbread I

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"Gingerbread is an old-fashioned, warm, and spicy treat you can make easily at home with this recipe."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Grease and lightly flour one 8 inch square baking pan.
  2. Cream shortening and sugar until light. Add the egg and molasses and beat thoroughly.
  3. Sift together the flour, salt, baking soda, ground ginger, and ground cinnamon.
  4. Bring water to a boil and add alternately with flour mixture to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy.
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This is the exact recipe I've used to make gingerbread for years. I've tried other recipes, but keep coming back to this one - it's my idea of perfect gingerbread. It's easy to make, with ingred...

I doubled this and made some for my 96 year old Kentucky Granny. She loved it. And she has been cooking for 80 years, her approval is not given to just any ole dish. I added a lil' bit more ging...

Perfectly moist and light and fluffy and wonderful with a slightly chewy crust (I like the corners). The kids all raved on this. I added twice the ginger as I like it that way. Really a lot b...