Gingerbread No. 2

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of soda, a little salt
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup sour or butter milk, or 1 cup butter and lard, mixed, 1 teaspoon spices, (cinnamon and cloves)
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ cup currants, or in season 1 quart blueberries


Mix soda and sour milk and add to molasses. Cream butter add sugar, then the egg; sift remaining dry ingredients. Com-bine mixtures. Pour into buttered shallow pans and bake in a moderately hot oven.