Ginger cakes sounds like a nice idea, but I’m afraid it will take some interpretation and experimenting to figure out what to do here.
Ginger Cakes Two Cups of Molasses. One table spoon of Ginger. Two cups of Sugar. One Egg. One cup of Lard. melted. One table spoon full of Soda. One cup of hot Water Put ginger in Molasses put sugar in " put soda in cup and pour hot water over it take one cup of melted Lard and put in after 1/2 of flour is put in and then put in the rest of the flour and set out to get cold.