Everyday Gingerbread

I was thinking about gingerbread all day in work so was pleased when I came home and checked I had all the ingredients!

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An 8 inch square tin is probably the only one I don’t have! So I decided a 7 inch square would do, I didn’t bother to alter the ingredients and just hoped it would work ok.

I love ginger and think this is a decent amount in this recipe so that makes me happy, but then it seems like an awful lot of baking powder!

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Then I put the other ingredients in the pan and started to melt…

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Once I’d mixed all the wet ingredients, including the egg and milk, with the dry I was starting to regret my tin decision! It just seemed like an awful lot of cake mix! Fortunately my tin does have high sides so turned out ok..

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After about an hour and a quarter the house was smelling blooming amazing and the cake felt ready. I felt it had an ever so slight dip in the middle which I believe can sometimes be due to too much baking powder..

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I left this to cool for as long as I could, which really probably wasn’t long enough! It was still pretty warm when I cut into so was really soft, and it does seem to have a really light texture..

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So a couple of slices each initially..

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Well this is quite possibly the best gingerbread I have ever eaten!! We didn’t have any butter on it, and I don’t think it needs it, maybe once it’s cooled a wee scraping of butter might be nice! I just loved this so much and am off to eat some more..

Would I make this again? Oh yes…

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