Total Time
35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe was handed down from my husband's Great-Great-Grandmother - his Grana has it written out in her grandmother's own handwriting! In this family, it's made & served like a piece of cake. I made it 24 small pieces because the flavor is pretty strong. I can only have a small piece at a time. Of course, my husband can eat more than that!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream shortening & sugar together.
  2. Mix in the other ingredients.
  3. Pour into a well greased 9x13 pan.
  4. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes, or until it starts to pull away from the edges and a toothpick comes out clean.
Most Helpful

This is a very fast, easy and painless gingerbread to throw together. And the gingerbread itself is wonderful! I made these into individual cupcake size and they baked up fluffy and light. Made for PAC Spring 09.

DeeVaFoodie April 10, 2009