2.5 Cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 Cup Golden Brown Sugar
4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
1/2 cup Molasses
1/4 Cup Shortening
1/2 Tsp Baking Soda 2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon 1 Tsp Ground Nutmeg 1 Tsp Ground Cloves 1/2 Tsp Salt 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract Food Coloring Preparations: None. Directions: 1- Combine the butter with shortening and brown sugar in a large bowl. 2- Whisk in the molasses. 3- Add an egg and vanilla extract and continue whisking until well mixed. 4- In a separate bowl, combine flour with baking soda, salt, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and ground cloves, 5- Gradually add the flour to the sugar mixture. stirring thoroughly. 6- Wrap the batter with plastic wrap and keep in refrigerator for 2 hours. 7- Remove the batter from refrigerator and roll out on a floured parchment paper to a 1/4 inch sheet. 8- Cut the batter with cookie cutter of your choice. 9- Keep the cut out in refrigerator for 20 minutes or in freezer for 10 minutes. 10- Preheat oven to 375º F (190º F), bake the gingerbreads for 8 to 12 minutes. 11- Remove the gingerbread from the oven and allow to cool down. 12- Use the royal icing and food color to design the gingerbreads.
Gingerbread CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Gingerbread tastes like Christmas. Smell of homemade gingerbread can bring back so much childhood memories. One serving of this gingerbread recipe has 399 calories (135 calories from fat), 15.1g total fat (saturated 6.6g), 39mg cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 386mg potassium, 61.5g total carbohydrates (1.6g dietary fiber, 25.1g sugars), and 5.3g protein.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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