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Soft Ginger Bread

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Servings: 1
Categories: Cakes / Desserts

1  cup  Sugar
1/2  cup  Butter or other shortening
1  cup  Milk, sour
2  teaspoons  Cinnamon
1/4  teaspoon  Nutmeg
1  teaspoon  Soda
1/4  cup  Water, boiling
1  cup  Molasses
3  cups  Flour
2  teaspoons  Ginger
1  teaspoon  Cloves
2  each  Egg, well beaten
    *dissolved in:

Cream the shortening and sugar, aadd the eggs and molasses, and mix well. Sift the flour and spices, and add alternately with the milk to the first mixture. Stir in the dissolved soda. Pour into well-greased cake pan and bake at 350-F 30 minutes. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.

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