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       Title: Soft Gingerbread
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
     1/2 c  Butter
     1/2 c  Lard
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Molasses
     1/2 c  Water
       1 tb Powdered ginger
   1 1/2 ts Cinnamon
   2 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
   2 1/2 ts Baking soda
       1 tb Salt
       2    Eggs
       Put the butter, lard, sugar, molasses, and water in a saucepan with the
   spices and bring to the boil; remove from the heat and allow to cool. Sift
   the flour, soda, and salt into a large bowl. Stir the cooled liquid quickly
   through. Beat the eggs well   and stir them into the batter. Pour the
   batter into a greased baking dish and bake in an oven preheated to 350 for
   about 35 minutes or until the top is well browned and the sides pull away
     SOURCE: Biscuits, Spoonbread, and Sweet Potato Pie   (pg. 250)