Laura's Gingerbread

Recipe by SharleneW
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease an 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  • Blend sugar and shortening in a small bowl; stir in the molasses.
  • Measure 1 cup of boiling water in a 2-cup measuring cup.
  • Add the baking soda and mix well.
  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour and the spices.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until cake is done.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Gingerbread is delicious with applesauce, lemon sauce or whipped cream.
  • Laura herself liked to add chocolate frosting!
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