This is one of my favorite recipes for the seasons. Mama’s gingerbread is actually my mother in law mom’s recipe. I have been married for 11 wonderful years and I don’t know how but just last year I put a piece of this gingerbread in my mouth! I was so hooked that I didn’t ask for the recipe I just snapped a picture of it to make sure I didn’t lose it. I have made it three times in the last week. Is that good!
I think the flavor of this gingerbread reminds of the
Find recipe below!
This is a small batch. I use a 1.6 qt glass loaf pan and it comes out perfect.
If baking in a dark pan, lower the temperature to 325 degrees.
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 1/4 cup flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 350 Degrees and spray a loaf pan with cooking spray.
- Mix the sugar, flour, salt and shortening. (you can use a pastry cutter)
- Add the baking powder, baking soda, molasses, buttermilk, egg, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon, Mix again until just combined. (Don’t over mix)
- Bake 30-35 minutes or until firm in the center.