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Old Fashioned Gingerbread #1

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“This recipe is by request and it's from my Grandmothers 1941 cookbook called "New American Cook Book."”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder and soda, spices and salt and sift together three times.
  2. Cream shortening thoroughly, add sugar gradually, and cream together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg and molasses; then flour, alternately with milk.
  4. Beat after each addition until smooth.
  5. Pour into greased pan or a ring mold.
  6. Bake in moderate oven (350*) for 1 1/4 hours.
  7. Serve with whipped cream.
  8. As a variation use gingerbread as the base for fruit shortcakes.
  9. Serves 6.

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