Authentic Civil War Gingerbread Recipe. Union soldiers receiving gift boxes from home might hope for some traditional gingerbread to feature amongst the contents, as well as other useful items like soap, socks, crackers and other foods. This recipe for gingerbread loaf is the same recipe that the families of Union soldiers would have sent them.
Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread Allrecipes.com One of my all time favorites. Made it a few times and I serve with fresh whipped cream. Good for you and your budget. Plus it tastes better then the can stuff.