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Gingerbread


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By qui
Member since 2007

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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


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)


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Notes

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

I've added more ginger.

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