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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Preheat oven to 180°C or 356°F.

Melt 60 g butter in a small pan on low heat, then set aside.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
In another pan, put 125 g honey.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Heat 100 ml water and pour into pan with honey. Add 60 g brown sugar, mix well to dissolve, and add 1 tablespoon rum and a pinch of salt.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Pour this mixture into a food processor bowl, then add 125 g flour, 125 g rye flour and 10 g baking powder.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Add 12 g gingerbread spice mix.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Then 1 egg and melted butter, not too hot.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Switch on food processor (if you have a Kenwood, use the "K" Beater) and knead at slow speed 2 or 3 minutes, until mix is homogeneous.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Pour mixture into a cake mould, non-stick if possible.

Stage 9 - 40 min.
Cook for about 40 minutes.

Don't turn out immediately, but allow cool slightly first.
Afficionados of ginger bread (like Robert) say that it's better not too fresh (the next day maybe), sliced and buttered.
Several days in a towel bag.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,537 Kcal or 10,622 Kj28 gr247 gr154 gr
127 %11 %23 %23 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
372 Kcal or 1,557 Kj4 gr36 gr23 gr
19 %2 %3 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 Gingerbread : 2.90 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Meatballs, Old style brioche, How to seal a terrine or casserole dish, Walnut short bread, Oatmeal cake, ... All
Rye flourRye flour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Sandwich bread, Natural leaven, Benoîton, Jura bread, ... All
HoneyHoney: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nonettes, Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants), Panettone, Confit Victoria pineapple with honey and spices, Hazelnut and orange cake, ... All
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sushi, Leek and potato soup, Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup, Pistachio powder or paste, Langoustine gratin, ... All
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