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                            GINGERBREAD MUFFINS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Desserts
                 Muffins
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Vegetable Shortening
    1       c            Sugar
    4                    Eggs -- Lg
    1       c            Molasses
    1       c            Sour Cream
    4       c            Whole Wheat Flour
    2       ts           Baking Soda
    1       t            Baking Powder
    2       ts           Ginger -- Ground
      1/4   ts           Cinnamon
      1/4   ts           Allspice
    1       c            Raisins
    1       c            Pecans -- Chopped, Optional
 
   Cream the shortening with the sugar until light and fluffy.  Add the eggs,
   one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Add the molasses and
   sour cream.  Combine the remaining ingredients and add to the sour cream
   mixture.  Stir until just moistened and no flour streaks remain.  Spoon
   into muffin tins that have been coated with a non-stick spray filling each
   cup 1/2 full.  Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes or until done.
   Serve warm.
  
 
 
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