Aye, tis a wondrous Gingerbread Loaf you’re a’eatin with this Scottish gem of a recipe. Really authentic flavor and a true holiday spirit come from every morsel.
Gingerbread Loaf

Gingerbread Loaf
 
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Recipe type: Baked Goods
Cuisine: British
Serves: 1 loaf
Ingredients
THE WET STUFF
  • 1/2 pint milk
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 1 Tablespoon black treacle
  • 8 ounces mixed fruit
  • 8 ounces granulated sugar
THE DRY STUFF
  • 10 ounces self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
Instructions
  1. In a pan gently warm together all the wet stuff.
  2. When the butter has melted, place the warm ingredients into a mixer bowl and add the dry stuff.
  3. Mix thoroughly and place in a greased 2 pound loaf tin. Bake slowly for 45 to 60 minutes at 325 degrees F / 160 degrees C / gas mark 3.
Notes
All weights and measures in British (Imperial) measurements.
From "Scottish Home Baking" by Judy Paterson

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