Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Ginger Bread

3/4 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup dark molasses
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon powdered cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon soda
3 cups flour

Blend margarine and sugar. Stir in eggs and molasses. Sift remaining ingredients together, and add to molasses mixture, mixing well. Coat an 8x8" baking pan with cooking spray. Spread batter into baking pan and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until gingerbread tests done.

This recipe was collected by my mother, Doris Hill. She wrote it by hand on a recipe card for her files.

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)