Old fashioned ginger bread

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Old fashioned ginger bread

375g all-purpose flour

1tsp baking soda

Pinch sea salt

2tsp cinnamon

2tsp ginger

2tsp allspice

150g granulated sugar

50g candied ginger pieces, chopped fine

45ml vegetable oil

255g molasses

1 egg, at room temperature

175ml milk, at room temperature

Icing sugar

Preheat the oven to 160ºC / 350ºF / Gas Mark 4.

Grease and flour a 20 cm x 20 cm baking dish and line the bottom with parchment paper.

Sift all-purpose flour, baking soda, spices and salt into large bowl.

Add sugar and candied ginger; stir to combine ingredients.

In medium bowl whisk vegetable oil, egg, milk and molasses until combined.

Make a well in center of flour mixture and pour the wet ingredients into the center.

Mix batter until well combined taking care not to over mix or the gingerbread will be too dense.

Spoon batter into prepared baking dish.

Bake gingerbread approximately an hour or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Dust with icing sugar and allow to cool completely.

Cut into 16 squares.

Serves
16 squares

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Flour

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Gifts

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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