Sunday, 24 October 2010

Honey Gingerbread

Makes 2 Loaves


1 cup butter or margarine, softened

1-1/2 cups honey, divided

1 egg

2-1/2 cups flour

2 teaspoons ground ginger

1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

3/4 cup boiling water


Preheat oven to 180C. Grease two loaf pans.

In a bowl, cream together butter and 1/2 cup honey. Mix in the egg.

In a medium bowl, blend together flour, ginger, baking soda and cinnamon.

In a small bowl, blend remaining 1 cup honey with boiling water.

With mixer running, add 1/3 dry mixture to creamed butter mixture. When dry mixture is incorporated completely, add1/3 liquid mixture. Continue adding ingredients in batches, alternating the dry and liquid.

Turn batter into prepared pans, dividing equally. Bake for about 40 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean


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