Gillum Gingerbread

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time5 minutes
Recipe TypesBreakfast Snacks and Treats

Description

Moist & tasty gingerbread/ This recipe can be halved

Ingredients

1ozegg
1csugar
1cdark molasses
1csour or buttermilk
1⁄2cshortening
2tginger
1⁄2tcinnsmon
1⁄2tcloves
2tbaking soda
3cflour
1⁄2cfruit (chopped OPTIONAL)

Instructions

Mix soda with sour milk and add to molasses. In a large bowl cream shortening, sugar, spices, amd egg. Add molasses mixture and flour. Beat at low speed for 2 to 3 minutes until mixed. Fold in chopped fruit (prunes, apricots, or plumped raisins). Spray a 9 x 13 pan with non-stick spray and lightly flour. Pour in gingerbread mixture and bake in a pre-heated 350 F oven for 30 to 45 minutes.

Notes

NOTE: To make this fat-free and/or sugar-free - replace 1 egg with 2 egg whites, use unsweetened applesauce measure for measure for the shortening, 1/2 cup Splenda for the sugar, and soured skim milk . A half recipe makes 1 doz. mini-muffins (whole recipe makes 3 doz) and bake the mini-muffins 15 - 16 minutes.