Maryland gingerbread

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 \N Eggs
¾ cup Brown sugar
¾ cup Molasses
¾ cup Melted shortening
2¼ cup Flour
¾ teaspoon Baking soda
2 teaspoons Ginger
1½ teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Cloves
½ teaspoon Nutmeg
1 cup Boiling water

Add beaten eggs to sugar, molasses and melted shortening; add flour sifted with other dry ingredients; add hot water last. Bake in individual greased pans or in greased shallow pan in moderate oven at 350 F. about 40 minutes.

Makes 16 pieces.

Serving Ideas : Serve warm with butter, apple sauce or whipped cream.

NOTES : Coffee Gingerbread 1 recipe Maryland gingerbread 1 cup strong Chase & Sanborn's Coffee Make as for Maryland Gingerbread, using coffee instead of boiling water. Bake as directed Recipe by: 1937 Boston Cooking School Cookbook (from ad in back) Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #479 by Trinette Kaufman <trinette@...> on Feb 09, 1997.

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