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Grandma Esther's gingerbread

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  • 2 eggs
    3/4 cup oil
    3/4 cup molasses
    3/4 cup brown sugar
    2 1/2 cups flour
    2 tsp. baking soda
    2 tsp. ginger
    1/2 tsp. cloves
    1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp. cinnamon
    1/2 tsp. nutmeg


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together eggs, oil, molasses and brown sugar. Sift together dry ingredients. Mix wet and dry ingredients and add 1 cup boiling water. Mix until blended to even consistency and pour into a greased 9-by-13-inch pan. Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.  Serve warm with butter or cool with whipped cream. 

Serves 12

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