Whole Wheat Gingerbread Recipe

This Whole Wheat Gingerbread Recipe uses hearty grains that are nutritious and makes for a tasty dessert at the end of any meal.
By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors
January/February 1971
Add to My MSN

This Whole Wheat Gingerbread Recipe is nutritious and delicious.
Photo by Fotolia/Pitamaha


Content Tools

Related Content

Yes, You Can Make (Whole Wheat) English Muffins

Easy to make and addictively wonderful, whole wheat English muffins are cooked on the griddle before...

Melon Sherbet Recipe

This Melon Sherbet Recipe is the perfect way to end a summer meal.

SUPER SWAP: Whole-Wheat Bread for White Bread

Consider substituting whole wheat bread for processed, white bread.

Country Style Strawberry Shortcake

Traditional, Country Style Strawberry Shortcake.

Try this Whole Wheat Gingerbread Recipe as an appetizing dessert perfect to end any meal.

Whole Wheat Gingerbread Recipe

1/2 cup butter
2 Tbs. sugar
3/4 cup light molasses
1 cup sifted unbleached flour
1 cup stirred while wheat flour
1 tsp. ginger
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup raisins
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk

Melt butter in saucepan. Add sugar and molasses and stir to blend.

Sift together into a large mixing bowl unbleached flour, whole wheat flour (return chaff to sifted ingredients), ginger, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in nuts and raisins.

Beat eggs and milk together until blended, add to mixing bowl along with molasses mixture. Stir to moisten all ingredients. Then beat mixture with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon until well blended (about 70 strokes). Bake in 8-inch-by-8-inch buttered pan for 40 minutes at 350 degrees or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Serve warm.


Read more about whole wheat recipes: Cooking With Whole Wheat: 7 Simple Recipes.








Post a comment below.

 








Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.