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Nova Scotia Gingerbread

 
Nova Scotia Gingerbread
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Gingerbread that's more like a moist cake from Eastern Canada.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

45

min

Ready

1

hrs

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

¼ cup vegetable shortening
*
¼ cup brown sugar
lightly packed
*
cup molasses
1 each eggs
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
ground
*
¼ teaspoon cloves
*
¾ cup water
boiling

Directions

Cream shortening and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Beat in molasses and egg.

Combine flour, salt baking soda, spices.

Stir dry ingredients gently into creamed mixture alternately with boiling water until just mixed, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.

Spoon batter into a lightly greased 8x4 or 9x5 inch loaf pan.

Bake in 350℉ (180℃) F oven 40 to 45 minutes until tester inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool in pan 10 min, remove and cool completely.

Wrap tightly to store.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments


Tonopah, United States
 almost 2 years ago

I followed the recipe exactly and the result in my bowl looks like something I just dumped out of a box. It is definitely not a batter. It is crumbly. Is this the way it is supposed to be?

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 67g (2.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1345% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 378mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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