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1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons shortening
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon ginger
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup molasses
1 heaping cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup boiling water
Pinch of salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients and bake in square 8×8 or 9×9 pan for about 20 minutes. Insert toothpick in center of bread to check for doneness. Cut into 12 slices. Especially good with whipped cream.

Serving size: 1 slice. Per serving: 137 calories, 1.6 g protein, 2.6 g fat, 27 g carbohydrates, 116 mg sodium, 18 mg cholesterol