6 tb Solid shortening
1/3 c Granulated white sugar
1/2 c Molasses
1 3/4 c Flour
1 tb Cinnamon
1/2 ts Ginger
1/2 ts Salt
2/3 c Strained applesauce
Cream together shortening and sugar. Beat egg; add molasses; mix well.
Sift together three times the flour, soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt. Add
to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce. Bake in a greased pan in a
350 degree oven for 45 minutes. Cool slightly. Serves eight.