This section is from the book "Queen's Of Cuisine", by Martha Logan. Also available from Amazon: Queens of Cuisine.
One pan, 8x8 inches.
1/4 cup Swift'ning 1/2 cup sugar.
1 egg 1/2 cup molasses.
1 1/2 cups sifted flour.
2 teaspoons double acting baking powder.
1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup sour milk*
Cream Swift'ning and sugar. Add egg and beat thoroughly. Add molasses and mix well. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, soda, and spices. Add dry ingredients alternately with sour milk. Pour into greased 8 x 8-inch loaf pan. Bake.
*To make 1/2 cup sour milk place 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar in measuring cup and fill to one-half cup mark with sweet milk.