Gingerbread With Pecans and Raisins

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

This makes a soft, spongy, cake-like gingerbread. From robertsplace.ca, a great source for British recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan.
  3. Mix together in a bowl the flour, soda, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt. Mix well.
  4. With a mixer, cream together the butter and cream cheese with the sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time until smooth and fluffy.
  5. Reduce speed of mixer to low and add in the molasses and hot water. Keep beating until incorporated. Add in flour mixture, by large spoonfuls untill well blended.
  6. By hand, mix in the pecans and raisins with a large spoon.
  7. Pour batter into baking pan and bake for 45-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool well before slicing.