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  Categories: Gingerbread
       Yield: 9 servings
     1/2 c  Soft shortening
       2 T  Sugar
       1 ea Egg
       1 c  Dark New Orleans molasses
       1 c  Boiling water
   2 1/4 c  Sifted Gold Medal flour
       1 t  (baking) soda
     1/2 t  Salt
       1 t  Ginger
       1 t  Cinnamon
   Preheat oven to 325 degrees F
   Mix shortening, sugar, and egg together thoroughly.  Blend in molasses
   and water.  Sift flour, soda, salt, and spices together and stir in,
   beating until smooth.  Pour into well-greased and floured 9-inch square
   pan.  Bake at 325 degrees (F) for 45 to 50 minutes.  Cut into 3-inch
   squares in pan.  Keep hot and serve piping hot with sweetened whipped
   cream or applesauce.