Ingrients & Directions

1/2 c Soft shortening
2 tb Sugar
1 Egg
1 c Dark New Orleans molasses
1 c Boiling water
2 1/4 c Sifted Gold Medal flour
1 ts (baking) soda
1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Ginger
1 ts Cinnamon

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F

Mix shortening, sugar, and egg together thoroughly. Blend in molasses
and water. Sift flour, soda, salt, and spices together and stir in,
beating until smooth. Pour into well-greased and floured 9-inch square
pan. Bake at 325 degrees (F) for 45 to 50 minutes. Cut into 3-inch
squares in pan. Keep hot and serve piping hot with sweetened whipped
cream or applesauce.
Collection of recipes from “Great Sysops of the World” from COOKFDN ops.


9 Servings