Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Soft Gingerbread

Soft Gingerbread
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1 c sugar
1/3 c shortening
1 egg
1/2 c molasses
2 t soda
4 T hot water
1 t cinnamon
1 t ginger
1 t salt
3 1/4 c plain flour

Cream sugar and shortening. Thoroughly mix in egg and molasses.
Dissolve soda in hot water. Sift dry ingredients together and add
alternately with soda water to creamed mixture. Spread on greased cookie
sheet. Bake 15 - 20 minutes in a 350 oven. Cool, frost with powdered
sugar or leave plain. Cut into squares or bars as desired.

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