Gingerbread Cake Mix with Free Printable Tag
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This makes enough for 5 batches.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 10Cups
  • 6⅔ cups flour
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • ¾ cup plus 1 tablespoon powdered milk
  • ¼ cup baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1¼ teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1½ teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1½ cups shortening
  • Additional Ingredients for each batch:
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup molasses
  1. You'll need a large bowl.
  2. Combine the first 9 items and mix well.
  3. Cut in shortening until it's coarse and crumbled. I used a fork to do this, but a pastry cutterworks well.
  4. Store in a cool and dry place, in an airtight container for up to 6 mo.
  5. To Make Gingerbread Cake
  6. In a medium-size mixing bowl, lightly beat egg with molasses and water.
  7. Add 2 cups cake mix; mix until blended.
  8. Spread into a greased 8 inch baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 min.
  9. A toothpick inserted into the middle should come out clean when done.
  10. Cool and serve with ice cream or whipped topping.
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