Receipt for Gingerbread

[ Receipt for Gingerbread ]

Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Food

Ingredients
flour
sugar
butter
caraway seeds
pearl ash
milk

Places
Nova Scotia

Source: Militia Regulations Book
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Reference: MG 100 Vol. 1 No. 5 / Microfilm Reel 786

Description

   A recipe for gingerbread that lists ingredients followed by method. Pasted inside a book of Militia Regulations.                   

 


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                Receipt for Gingerbread

lb of Flour

2 {. . .} of Sugar

1 1/2 tt of Butter

oz of Caraway Seeds

1/4 oz of Pearl Ash

1 pint of Milk

  Rub the Butter first in the flour fine

Melt the sugar in the milk

Then mix them all with Seeds & pearl Ash