Hot Frosted Gingerbread
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Strong coffee||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), hot|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Powdered sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Melt shortening in hot coffee.
Beat eggs well; stir in sugar and molasses.
Add shortcning/coffce mixture gently.
Combine flour, baking powder and ginger; add to mixture.
Mix well and spread about 1/2 inch thick in' 10 greased 8 inch square pan.
Bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
Mix last 3 ingredients and spread on hot gingerbread.
Let cool in pan on wire rack.
Cut in bars or square to serve.