Honey Gingerbread
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Contributed with permission by the National Honey Board and ARA Content.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups pure honey, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease two 8-1/2 x 4-1/2-inch loaf pans.
  2. In a bowl, cream together butter and ½ cup honey. Mix in egg.
  3. In a medium bowl, blend together flour, ginger, baking soda and cinnamon. In a small bowl, blend remaining 1 cup honey with boiling water.
  4. With mixer running, add ⅓ dry mixture to creamed butter mixture. When dry mixture is incorporated completely, add ⅓ liquid mixture. Continue adding ingredients in batches, alternating the dry and liquid.
  5. Turn batter into prepared pans, dividing equally. Bake until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes.
Makes 2 loaves.
Recipe by Webicurean at http://blog.webicurean.com/2007/01/05/honey-gingerbread/