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Gingerbread I

Gingerbread I Recipe

Description

Gingerbread is an old-fashioned, warm, and spicy treat you can make easily at home with this recipe.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup light molasses
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Grease and lightly flour one 8 inch square baking pan.
  2. Cream shortening and sugar until light. Add the egg and molasses and beat thoroughly.
  3. Sift together the flour, salt, baking soda, ground ginger, and ground cinnamon.
  4. Bring water to a boil and add alternately with flour mixture to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy.

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Nutritional Information

Gingerbread I

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 210.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 4 %
carbohydrates: 10 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
sugars:
fat: 14 %
saturated fat: 12 %
cholesterol: 5 %
vitamin a iu:
niacin equivalents: 12 %
vitamin b6: 7 %
vitamin c:
folate: 8 %
calcium: 3 %
iron: 8 %
magnesium: 13 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 9 %
thiamin: 13 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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