Gingerbread for Kuchen Fillings

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 5½ cups flour
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 pt. New Orleans Molasses
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 2 tablespoons butter or goose oil


Place flour in bowl; make cavity in center. Add molasses, butter or goose oil, soda dissolved in the warm water.

Mix well and beat thoroughly, about 20 minutes. Pour into buttered bread pans and bake in a moderately hot oven about one hour.

Will keep for months in a dry place.

When stale, grate and use as a garnish for Mehlspeisa a filling for Spice Kuchens and as a flavor for Sweet and Sour Sauce, No. 3.

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