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Gingerbread

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Ginger 3 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 X 13" baking pan.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, whip together shortening and brown sugar.
3) When the mixture becomes creamy, add in the eggs one by one, beating them separately.
4) In another bowl, combine flour, ginger and cinnamon.
5) Add the dry ingredients into the wet little by little along with a little of the molasses each time. Combine well.
6) In a cup of boiling water add 2 teaspoons of baking soda. Add the mixture to the main batter.
7) Pour the batter into the baking pan and bake for about 40-45 minutes.

SERVING
8) Serve slices of Gingerbread as a teatime snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Interest: 
Gourmet
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4857 Calories from Fat 1932

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 219 g336.2%

Saturated Fat 54.9 g274.6%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 3030.2 mg126.3%

Total Carbohydrates 702 g233.9%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56.2%

Sugars 389.1 g

Protein 46 g91.1%

Vitamin A 10.3% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 90.2% Iron 185%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Gingerbread Recipe