Print Recipe

Mendenhall Sourdough Gingerbread




  1. Cream brown sugar and shortening and beat.
  2. Add molasses and egg, beating continuously.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and blend into hot water. Beat this mixture into creamed mixture.
  4. Add the sourdough starter slowly, mixing carefully to maintain a bubbly batter.
  5. Bake in pan at 375 degrees F for about 30 minutes or until done.
  6. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream while still hot.

Servings: 4


Maricopa, Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

We're pleased that you are visiting one of the oldest, most reliable and comprehensive home cooking sites. Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.