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Recipe : Entry # 5422
Bess Perry
Recipe Title
Old Fashioned Gingerbread
Recipe Theme
Clarke-Washington EMC
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg, beaten
1 cup molasses
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup hot water
Sift together dry ingredients and set aside. Cream shortening and butter together. Cream butter mixture with sugar. Add egg, molasses and dry ingredients and blend. Add hot water last and beat until smooth. Batter is soft. Pour batter into a greased shallow baking pan. Bake at 325 to 350 degrees for 35 minutes.