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Hertford Hard Gingerbread

A form of gingerbread biscuit, now believed lost. Possibly similar to Grasmere Gingerbread

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Original Receipt from 'Pot-luck; or, The British home cookery book' by May Byron (Byron 1914)

774. HARD GINGERBREADS (Hertfordshire)

A cupful of treacle, a tablespoonful of butter, a tablespoonful of cold water, a teaspoonful of ginger, a teaspoonful of bi-carbonate of soda, and enough flour to make a dough; bake in a brisk oven.

For other varieties of gingerbread, see: Gingerbread

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