Aunty Betty’s gingerbread

Preparation info
  • For

    16 squares

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Oats in the North, Wheat from the South: The history of British Baking, savoury and sweet

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

This family recipe ended up in my hands in a special way. I was on the train to London when Joanne came up to me to say that she loved my first book, Pride and Pudding, and that she wanted to send me her family recipe for gingerbread.

Joanne told me that she came from Cumbria in the north of England, where Grasmere gingerbread also originates, and where, historically, a lot o