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Spicy Gingerbread

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Light molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soda 2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2 , stiffly beaten
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan.
Cream shortening, add sugar gradually.
Add 2 well-beaten egg yolks.
Add molasses and stir.
Sift together flour, salt and spices.
Dissolve baking soda in boiling water.
Add baking soda and water mixture alternately with flour to the creamed mixture.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Bake at 350F for 45 minutes.
Serve hot with whipped cream for dessert.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party

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