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Ormskirk Gingerbread

The following recipe was transcribed ver batim from 

Peterson's Magazine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

February, 1859

Two pounds flour, one pound butter, one-half pound sifted oatmeal, three-quarters of a pound of moist sugar, one ounce ginger,  the same of citrus and candied orange peel, all mixed together; then add one pound of treacle*. The whole should be mixed the day before it is intended to be baked.

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* This is probably molasses, according to the dictionary. Back

 

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