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Gingerbread

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Ingredients
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to moderate (350° F.). Grease an 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan.
2. Add the vinegar to the milk and set aside. Sift together twice the flour, baking powder, soda, salt and spices.
3. Cream the shortening, add the sugar gradually and cream well. Add the egg and whip until fluffy. Add the molasses and mix.
4. Add dry ingredients, about one-quarter at a time, alternately with the by this time curdled milk. Stir only until mixed after each addition. Turn into prepared pan and bake forty-five to fifty minutes, or until bread rebounds to the touch when pressed gently in the center.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vinegar
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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