Gossamer Gingerbread

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • ā…“ cup butter.
  • 1 cup sugar.
  • 1 egg.
  • Ā½ cup milk.
  • 1ā…ž cups flour.
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder.
  • 1 teaspoon yellow ginger.


    Cream the butter, add sugar gradually, then egg well beaten. Add milk, and dry ingredients mixed and sifted. Spread in a buttered dripping-pan as thinly as possible, using the back of mixing-spoon. Bake fifteen minutes. Sprinkle with sugar, and cut in small squares or diamonds before removing from pan.