Grantham Gingerbread

Lincolnshire

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Farmhouse Kitchen

The Farmhouse Kitchen

By Mary Norwak

Published 1991

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Ingredients

  • 8oz plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4oz butter
  • 4oz sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1oz ground ginger

    Method

    Cream the butter and sugar and beat in the egg yolk. Sift together the flour, baking powder and ginger and add to the butter mixture. Whip the egg white stiffly and fold into the mixture. Put into a tin lined with greased paper and bake at 350°F, 180°C, gas mark 4 for forty minutes. This is a white gingerbread and should remain pale.