Warm and spicy, this yummy holiday classic is sure to please anyone in the mood for a traditional holiday favorite.
14 oz (397g) Brown sugar
1 lb 6 oz (624 g) Sugar
12 oz (340g) Shortening
½ oz (14g) Baking soda
½ oz (14g) Salt
3 oz (85 g) Molasses
12 oz (340 g) Eggs
¼ oz (7g) Ginger
¼ oz (7g) Cinnamon
2 lb 4 oz (1020g) Cake Flour
Cream together the sugars, shorting, baking soda, and salt.
Slowly add the molasses and eggs.
Sift the flour with spices; combine with the above ingredients until mixed.
Chill the dough for 4-6 hours.
Roll out and cut with a cookie cutter to desired shape.
Place on parchment paper pan and bake at 375F (191 C) until done.
Yield 6 lb 4oz (2830 g)
Frost with favorite royal icing