Sourdough FAQ Recipes
Mendenhall Sourdough Gingerbread
     Title: Mendenhall Sourdough Gingerbread
Categories: Desserts     
  Servings:  4

      1 c  Active Sourdough Starter          1/2 c  Hot Water  
    1/2 c  Molasses                          1/2 t  Salt  
      1 t  Baking Soda                       1/2 c  Firmly Packed Brown Sugar  
      1 ea Large Egg                       1 1/2 c  Unbleached Flour  
      1 t  Ginger                              1 t  Cinnamon  
    1/2 c  Shortening                    
  Cream brown sugar and shortening and beat.  Then add molasses and egg,
  beating continuously.  Sift dry ingredients together and blend into hot
  water.  Then beat this mixture into creamed mixture.  As the last step, add
  the sourdough starter slowly, mixing carefully to maintain a bubbly batter.
  Bake in pan at 375 degrees F for about 30 minutes or until done.  Serve
  with ice cream or whipped cream while still hot if possible.