|½ cup||Boiling water|
|2¼ cup||White flour|
|1 teaspoon||Baking powder|
|1½ teaspoon||Baking soda|
Beat shortening for 30 seconds. Add sugar & beat till well combined & light & fluffy.
Dissolve molases in water & set aside.
In a large bowl, sift the dry ingredients. Add to the beaten sugar & shortening. Mix in the molasses. Ensure that all is well mixed.
Bake in a greased loaf tin for 35 to 40 minutes at 350F.
Gail Duff, "A Book of Herbs and Spices"
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