Grasmere Gingerbread or Cinnamon - Gingerbread

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Total Time:
1 - 1.25 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 cup (100 g) - flour ( all-purpose flour / plain flour /maida)
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - dried ginger powder
  • 1 tsp - cinnamon powder
  • 1 pinch - salt
  • 75 g - cooking butter
  • 75 g - soft brown sugar
  • 25 g - thick jaggery, melted and sieved
  • 2 tbsp - candied peel, finely chopped

How to Make Grasmere Gingerbread or Cinnamon - Gingerbread

  • Preheat the oven at 350 degree F or 180 degree C.
  • Sieve flour with baking powder, salt, cinnamon powder and dried ginger powder. Sieve twice.
  • Mix sieved flour with soft cooking butter.
  • Rub in the butter, till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Finally mix with brown sugar, thick jaggery and chopped candied peel.
  • Grease a baking dish (square shape) with 1 tsp of butter and dust with 2 tsps of flour (sprinkle about 2 tsps of flour inside a cake pan and shake, to coat all greased surface. Turn pan upside down to tap out the excess flour ) or greased butter paper.
  • Spread the mixture over the base of the prepared baking dish and press down firmly, with a flat spatula.
  • Bake at 180 degree C or 350 degree F for 30 - 35 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre, comes out clean and also it leaves from the sides of the pan / brown colour.
  • Cool for a while, before turning out onto a wire rack.
  • Keep aside to cool, for 25 minutes and cut into slices or desired shapes.
  • To cut the ginger cinnamon bread into very thin slices, warm the bread knife a little, before slicing the bread.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World