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    After much experimentation, we've discovered that this recipe for intensely-scented and sturdy gingerbread makes the finest building blocks your gingerbread house could hope for.

    Ingredients

    • 4 1/2 cups flour, plus more as needed
    • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • 1 cup vegetable shortening
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup molasses

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1815 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 68 g 104.5%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 83.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1241 mg 51.71%
    • Calcium: 277 mg 27.68%
    • Potassium: 1813 mg 51.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 15 mg 81.7%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 280 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 26.29%
    • Sugar: 128 g
    • Protein: 25 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.27%
    • Vitamin C 0.15%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat13
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs8
    • Exchange - Starch10
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total13 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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