SOUTHERN SPICY GINGERBREAD

2 eggs
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup Brer Rabbit molasses
3/4 cup melted shortening
2 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons soda
2 teaspoons ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup boiling water

Add beaten eggs to the sugar, molasses and melted shortening, then add the dry ingredients which have been mixed and sifted, and lastly the hot water.  Bake in small individual pans or in a shallow pan in moderate oven (350 F) 30 to 40 minutes.

Mrs. N. H. Secrest