Monday, August 25, 2008

Sponge Ginger Bread


1 cup molasses
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp. salt
butter the size of an egg
1 tsp. (baking) soda
2 cups flour
1 cup boiling water


Cream butter and sugar. Add molasses and egg. Stir well. Mix in salt, (baking) soda and flour. Add boiling water last. Pour into a greased square baking pan and bake at 350 degrees until done.


-- Laura Katherine Siddons Nieser, "Aunt Lollie," 1891-1963

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