Spiced Ginger Bread
|Sifted cake flour||1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs) (Swans Down)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (At Room Temperature)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt, sugar, and spices in sifter.
Stir shortening just to soften.
Sift in dry ingredients.
Combine water and molasses.
Add 3/4 cup of the liquid and mix until all flour is dampened.
Then beat 2 minutes at a low speed of electricmixer or 300 vigorous strokes by hand.
Add remaining liquid and the egg and beat 1 minute longer in mixer or 150 strokes by hand.
Pour batter into a 9x9x2-inch pan, or an 8x8x2-inch pan which has been greased on the bottom and lightly dusted with flour.
Bake in moderate oven (350Â°F.) 25 to 30 minutes for 9-inch cake and 30 to 35 minutes for 8-inch cake.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1972 Calories from Fat 514
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 58 g89.6%
Saturated Fat 14.7 g73.3%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 2530 mg105.4%
Total Carbohydrates 343 g114.2%
Dietary Fiber 5 g20%
Sugars 144.6 g
Protein 24 g47.1%
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0.61%
Calcium 79.7% Iron 138.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet