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Whitby Gingerbread

A rectangular tin loaf with a dry texture, mid-brown colour, mildly spiced with ginger. Drier than other cake-type gingerbreads, it is thought that the composition was used to ensure long-keeping for sea voyages.

Whitby Gingerbread
Image: www.botham.co.uk

For other varieties of gingerbread, see: Gingerbread

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