Old-Fashioned Spicy Gingerbread

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  • Serves

    8–10

    Appears in

    Spirit & Spice

    By Ghillie Basan

    Published 2019

    • About

    This is what I call a Granny classic that is so moist and sticky that it doesn’t need any butter – although please feel free to smear a little on if you wish! It is best made a day or two in advance and it keeps moreishly moist for over a week. When I used to cook in shooting lodges, it was perfect for the guests and stalkers to take as their ‘piece’ for the hill and it is a grand addition to a dram with all the fictional backdrop of a warm fire, leather chair and a black lab at your feet.

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