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Baker's Gingerbread

  • 1 quart of molasses
  • 2 teaspoonful of saleratus
  • 1 pint of sweet milk
  • 1/2 pound of melted butter
  • 3 ounces of ginger
  • Alum the size of a cherry
  • Flour
To make this, take one quart of molasses, two teaspoonsful of saleratus dissolved in a pint of sweet milk, half a pound of melted butter, ( pour the butter into the molasses), three ounces of ginger, a piece of alum the size of a cherry, and enough flour to thicken it properly. The alum is to be added in last of all of the above ingredients.
Submitted by Cassyjean - Torrington, CT Oct 19, 2009 15 min 30 min 45 min
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