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Widecombe Gingerbread

Butter, treacle ginger and white wheatflour, formed as stiff batter and dropped in rounds to be baked.

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Ingredients: 5 ounces butter; 6 ounces flour; 1 teaspoonful ginger; 6 ounces treacle; 6 ounces sugar.
Rub butter into flour and add sugar and ginger. Warm the treacle and mix in well. Drop small pieces on a well-greased tin and bake in a moderate oven for 30 to 40 minutes.

For other varieties of gingerbread, see: Gingerbread

See also: Widecombe Fair Ale

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