Cambridge Gingerbread

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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Ingredients

  • cup butter.
  • cup boiling water.
  • 1 cup molasses.
  • 1 egg.
  • 3 cups flour.
  • teaspoons soda.
  • ½ teaspoon salt.
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • 1 teaspoon ginger.
  • ¼ teaspoon clove.

Method

Melt butter in water, add molasses, egg well beaten, and dry ingredients mixed and sifted. Bake in a buttered shallow pan.