GINGERBREAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 C cake flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp ground dried ginger
  • 1 tsp ground fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 C shortening
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 2/3 C molasses or dark syrup
  • 3/4 C sour milk or buttermilk

Directions

  • Sift flour once and measure 2 cups.
  • Add powder, soda, spices and salt and sift together 3 times.
  • Cream shortening until fluffy.
  • Add sugar gradually till light and fluffy.
  • Add egg and molasses, stir to incorporate.
  • Alternating flour and milk. Beat after each addition till smooth.
  • Pour into a pan lined with Reynolds parchment paper.
  • Bake @ 350' for 75 minutes.
  • Serve with whipped cream or lemon sauce. (make your own, or heat lemon curd over boiling water till it 'melts' - serve warm)

Notes

Just a basic recipe that's been around for a long time...

I've added more ginger.

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