English Gingerbread

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    2 inch

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

Kyle Cathie, the clever and discerning British editor of the UK version of The Cake Bible, informed me in no uncertain terms that a book could not be called a “cake bible” in England if it did not contain the beloved gingerbread. So when I went to England to retest all the cakes using British flour and ingredients, I developed this gingerbread recipe. It is a moist, spicy cake with an intriguing blend of buttery, lemony, wheaty and treacly flavors and an ap