“Estomac Mulatre”

“Mulatto Stomach” or Creole Gingerbread

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of molasses syrup
  • 1 cup of sour milk
  • 1 tablespoon of ground ginger
  • 1 gill of lard
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda.

Method

Put the molasses, the lard and the ginger in a saucepan, and stir till melted. Beat the mixture for 10 minutes, dissolve the soda in a little boiling water and mix in. Then add the flour gradually, beating into a stiff batter, and pour into several well-greased shallow pans. Bake in a quick oven for about 10 minutes, till lightly browned.

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