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Edinburgh Gingerbread

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“A Scottish treat. Slather a slice with butter as a late night snack!”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 gingerbread loaf
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift the flour, spices, salt and baking soda, and then stir in the fruit and nuts.
  2. Melt the butter with the molasses and sugar on a low heat.
  3. The mixture should remain somewhat cool but the sugar should be dissolved.
  4. Add the milk and stir in the eggs.
  5. Pour the warm mixture into a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly to form a batter.
  6. Pour into a greased and lined 2 lb loaf tin.
  7. Bake at 325°F/160°C/gas mark 3 for 1¼ hours.
  8. This is a fairly heavy recipe and may sink on cooling.

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