Good Gingerbread

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 45

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 8 oz. plain flour
  • teasp. salt
  • 1–2 level teasp.</


Grease a 7-in. tin and line the bottom with greased greaseproof paper.

Mix flour and salt and other dry ingredients with prepared fruit, crystallized ginger—cut into pieces, and almonds—chopped roughly. Melt fat, sugar and treacle, add to dry ingredients with beaten eggs. If the mixture seems s