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Honey Gingerbread

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), warmed
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Warm milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Brandy 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , well beaten
  Whole wheat pastry flour 2 7⁄8 Cup (46 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Orange 1⁄2 Large, juiced
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon (Of 1 Large Orange)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Warm water 1 Tablespoon
  Seeded raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350° F.and grease and flour a 9 1/2-inch springform pan.
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy, then add honey and beat until smooth.
Add molasses and milk, then ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Stir in brandy.
Beat eggs until light and thick.
Mix flour and cream of tartar and add to batter alternately with the eggs.
Stir in orange juice and peel.
Combine soda with warm water and add to batter.
Last, add raisins and stir well.
Pour into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for about 1 hour or until top of cake feels firm to the touch.
Serve with whipped cream

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas

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