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Ginger Muffins

Posted in : Muffins on by : Daphne


1/2 cup shortening1 cup sugar2 eggs1 cup molasses3 cups all-purpose flour2 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp ground ginger1 tsp baking powder1 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 cup sour milk*


In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and molasses; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour milk, mixing just until blended. Fill greased muffin cups half full. Bake at 350 degrees F for 16-20 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

* Note: To sour milk, place 1 tablespoon white vinegar in measuring cup; add enough milk to measure 1 cup.