|Sifted all purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Pepper white||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Powdered ginger||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Eggs||2 , well beaten|
|Molasses||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Buttermilk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, salt, and pepper.
Work shortening and sugar together in a bowl, beat in eggs vigorously, then stir in the molasses.
Stir in flour mixture and buttermilk alternately.
Pour batter into a greased muffin tin and bake in a preheated 350° oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until a cake tester or toothpick inserted in the center of one muffin comes out dry.