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       Title: GINGER CAKES
  Categories: Penndutch, Muffins
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 c  Shortening
       1 c  Brown sugar
       2 ea Egg, well beaten
       1 c  Molasses
       4 c  Flour
       1 t  Soda
       1 T  Water, boiling
       1 t  Ginger
       1 pn Salt
   Use a mixture of butter and lard for the shortening.
   Cream the shortening and sugar together. Add eggs and beat thoroughly.
   Add the molasses and baking soda which has been dissolved in the
   boiling water. Sift the flour and ginger together and combine with
   other ingredients. Mix well. Pour into well-greased muffin pans and
   bake at 350-F about 20 minutes.
   Source:  Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary
   Arts Press, 1936.