Ginger Bread

Mix throughly

  1/2 cup shorting
  2 Tablespoons sugar
  1 egg

  Blend in

  1 cup dark molasses
 1 cup boiling water

 sift together

2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger

1 teaspoon cinnamom

Beat until smooth. Pour into a 9" inck square pan. Bake at 375 for 45 to 50 min.