Welsh Gingerbread
Cuisine: British
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 1 hour 30 mins
Total time: 1 hour 45 mins
  • 3 pounds flour
  • 7 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 6 ounces black treacle or dark molasses
  • 1/4 pint milk
  • 6 ounces Demerara sugar (Sugar in the Raw)
  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 2 ounces minced peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar, for dusting
  1. Sift the flour with the bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar.
  2. Rub the butter into the flour and add the other dry ingredients. Add the treacle and milk. Mix well.
  3. Place in a greased loaf pan and bake in a slow oven (300 degrees F. or Mark 2) for 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Dust the cooled cake with powdered sugar just before cutting and serving.
In Welsh, the name of this recipe is BARA SINSIR CYMREIG
Recipe by Epicurus.com Recipes at https://www.epicurus.com/food/recipes/welsh-gingerbread/7236/