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This is a simple recipe for ginger bread. It is sold mostly in the Chiriqui province of Panama and is very popular. It uses fresh ginger so the flavor is hot and delicious. Try it with a glass of warm milk!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
2 hrs 15 mins
total:
3 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
70
Yield:
70 - 2x2 inch pieces
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Ingredients

70
Original recipe yields 70 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Grease and flour a 15x20-inch baking dish. Whisk together the flour, salt, and baking powder in a bowl.

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  • Mix together the shortening, ginger, and molasses until smooth. Stir in the flour mixture until no dry lumps remain. Pour into the prepared baking dish.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes. Cut into 2-inch squares. Cool 2 to 3 more hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

127 calories; protein 1.4g; carbohydrates 26.9g; fat 1.6g; sodium 29mg. Full Nutrition
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