Tag: ground ginger

Cakes

Gingerbread Cake with Orange Frosting

I recently had a couple of requests for ginger cake.  I have made one before, on this blog but that was before I was also doing videos. So I decided I would make it again, but with a little variation. I should say that most of the recipes I have seen use only about half […]

Cakes, Pastries

Eccles Cakes

Eccles Cakes are named after a town in Lancashire, England.  They are made with a flaky pastry, though some people use puff pastry, and have a spicy currant and chopped peel filling.  I really like Eccles Cakes, and especially the lovely flaky pastry.  I make mine with all butter, using a recipe from BBC Good […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Black Treacle/Molasses Cookies

I saw a lovely sounding recipe on Joy of Baking for molasses cookies.  So I thought I would try it out, but using Black Treacle instead of molasses.  The reason for that is that I had black treacle, and it is very similar indeed to molasses, being made from raw cane sugar.  Indeed in it much […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Grantham Gingerbreads

Watching a tv program, Great British Railway Journeys I saw Michael Portillo being introduced to a biscuit which he, and almost everyone else, had never known about. That was Grantham Gingerbread. I hadn’t heard of it either, so did some investigation. It seems that it was first produced in 1740 and was eaten locally in […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Ginger Nuts – Biscuits/Cookies

Ginger Nuts are a British favourite, a lovely gingery hard and crunchy biscuit.  Ideal for dunking in a cup of tea.  I decided to make some after I discovered that I didn’t have any on this blog.  I know I have made them before, but that was probably before I started the blog. Anyway they […]

Cakes

Chocolate & Ginger Brownies

What can be nicer than a moist and chocolatey brownie?  Well I think taking that and adding some ginger might just be. Having decided that I wanted to try it I came up with the recipe, culled from various brownie recipes, and with some ginger and nutmeg added. Keeping things nice and simple it is […]