Gingerbread No. 1

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • cups flour
  • ½ cup milk or hot water
  • teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup molasses


Mix butter and sugar to a soft, creamy paste; add beaten egg. Mix spices, salt and soda with flour, and add a small portion. Add molasses and milk mixed together, and flour alternately. Pour into buttered shallow pans. Bake thirty to forty-five minutes.