Edinburgh Gingerbread

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The Scots Kitchen

By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Traditional Recipe


  • Flour, butter, sugar, salt, bicarbonate of soda, ground ginger, powdered cinnamon, ground cloves, mixed spice, dates, walnuts, black treacle, eggs


Sift a pound of flour with a quarter teaspoonful of salt, a good teaspoonful apiece of ground ginger, cinnamon, and mixed spice, and half a teaspoonful of ground cloves. Chop eight ounces of dates and