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Ginger And Cherry Loaf

Ingredients
  Flour 6 Ounce (175 gram)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Butter 3 Ounce (15 gram)
  Crystallized ginger 1 Ounce (25 gram)
  Glace cherries 2 Ounce, finely chopped (50 gram)
  Demerara sugar 4 Ounce (100 gram)
  Milk 105 Milliliter (7 tablespoons)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a 450g/1 lb loaf tin.
2) Heat the oven to 180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4).

MAKING
3) In a bowl, sift the flour, baking powder and ground ginger.
4) Add the butter and rub into the flour until the mixture becomes crumbly.
5) Stir in the chopped ginger, cherries and 75 g/ 3 oz/1/2 cup sugar, then add the milk and make a stiff dough.
6) In the prepared tin, spoon the mixture, smooth the top and sprinkle the castor sugar over the mixture.
7) Bake in the preheated moderate oven for 1 to 1 1/4 hours until a skewer inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean.
8) Let the loaf to cool in the tin, then turn out and remove the paper lining.
9) Wrap the loaf in foil and pack in a freezer bag.
10) Seal the bag, label and freeze.

SERVING
11) Thaw the loaf in wrapping at room temperature for 3-4 hours.
12) Slice the loaf and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
7 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
97 Minutes

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