|Molasses||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
Preheat oven to 375°.
Combine the molasses with the boiling water and baking soda.
Allow to cool.
Cream butter with sugar.
Add molasses water to the creamed butter.
Add the salt, ginger, and cinnamon; beat well.
Sift flour with baking powder.
Add egg and flour to the mixture.
Batter should be very thin.
If the batter is not very thin, add a little milk so that it runs off the spoon.
Pour into prepared pans; bake for 20 minutes.
Reduce heat to 300° and bake for 20 minutes more.
Milk may be substituted for water.