Muster Day Gingerbread
|Lard||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In mixer bowl, cream lard and sugar till light.
Add molasses and egg; beat well.
Stir together flour, soda, salt, and spices; set aside.
Heat water in 1-cup glass measure at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes or till boiling.
Add spice mixture to creamed mixture alternately with boiling water; beat after each addition.
Place small glass in center of 8x8x2-inch baking dish.
Pour batter into baking dish.
Cook at MEDIUM (5) for 5 minutes, giving dish quarter turns 3 times.
Cook at HIGH for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes or till done.