Fruit And Nut Ginger Bread From Mary Killen Recipe

Step 1

Sift flour with baking soda and spices. Cream margarine and sugar, add treacle and mix well. Beat in eggs a little at a time with the flour mixture, and add buttermilk to form a soft consistency. Stir in fruit and nuts. Turn mixture into a well greased and lined 2 lb. loaf tin. Bake at 160C (320F, gas mark 3) for 75 minutes.

From: Mary Killen, Clough, Co. Down, Northern Ireland 1993

Things You'll Need

  • 12oz Flour
  • 6oz Margarine
  • 6oz Soft brown sugar
  • 6oz Sultanas (raisins)
  • 2oz Chopped almonds
  • 4tb Treacle (molasses)
  • 2tb Buttermilk
  • 1ts Baking soda
  • 1ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1ts Ground ginger
  • 2 Eggs

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