Gingerbread


Gingerbread
Maybe this recipe will bring back memories.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:BreadGinerbreadChristmasRye
For 3 Gingerbreads, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 1 Gingerbread 2 Gingerbreads 3 Gingerbreads
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.45 min.1 hour 4 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #1
Preheat oven to 180°C or 356°F.

Melt 180 g butter in a small pan on low heat, then set aside.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #2
In another pan, put 375 g honey.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #3
Heat 300 ml water and pour into pan with honey. Add 180 g brown sugar, mix well to dissolve, and add 3 tablespoons rum and a pinch of salt.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #4
Pour this mixture into a food processor bowl, then add 375 g flour, 375 g rye flour and 30 g baking powder.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #5
Add 36 g gingerbread spice mix.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Then 3 eggs and melted butter, not too hot.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #7
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.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #8
Pour mixture into a cake mould, non-stick if possible.

Stage 9 - 40 min.
Gingerbread : Photo of step #9
Cook for about 40 minutes.

Don't turn out immediately, but allow cool slightly first.
Remarks
Afficionados of ginger bread (like Robert) say that it's better not too fresh (the next day maybe), sliced and buttered.
Keeping
Several days in a towel bag.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
7,611 Kcal or 31,866 Kj84 gr741 gr463 gr
381 %32 %70 %70 %
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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 3 Gingerbreads : 8.70 €
  • Per Gingerbread : 2.90 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, Poppy seed and lemon cake, Prune Far, Moist Lemon Cake, Creamy plum and pear clafoutis, ... All
Rye flourRye flour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Natural leaven, Benoîton, Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Lumberjack turnovers, Jura bread, ... All
HoneyHoney: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants), Chocolate madeleines, Nougat, 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: Naan, Provençal braised carrots, Vietnamese prawns, Poaching syrup, Nachos, ... All
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