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
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This Whole Wheat Gingerbread Recipe is nutritious and delicious.
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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.








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