How to Make Sticky Pear Gingerbread

How to Make Sticky Pear Gingerbread #gingerbread #baking #yum
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This yummy sticky pear gingerbread concoction is just the thing to accompany sunny outdoor cups of tea and a flick through the latest issue of Mollie Makes.

By Laura Mitchell for Mollie Makes.

How to Make Sticky Pear Gingerbread

Time to Make : Around two hours

Suitable for : Beginners

You Will Need

  • Measuring cups
  • 23 cm square cake tin
  • Bowl
  • Sieve
  • Saucepan
  • Food mixer
  • Peeler
  • Knife
  • Fruit corer
  • Skewer
  • Wire rack

Ingredients

  • 125 grams butter, diced.
  • One and two thrirds cups self-raising flour
  • One teaspoon bicarb of soda
  • One tablespoon ground ginger
  • One third cup black treacle
  • One third cup golden syrup
  • Two thirds cup loosely packed brown sugar
  • One and a quarter cups full fat milk
  • One large egg, beaten
  • Two pears, peeled, cored and diced

How to Make

Step One

How to Make Sticky Pear Gingerbread #gingerbread #baking #yum

Preheat the oven to 170 degrees and grease a 23 cm square cake tin. Sift flour, bicarb and ginger into a bowl and make a well in the centre.

Step Two

How to Make Sticky Pear Gingerbread #gingerbread #baking #yum

Heat butter, treacle, golden syrup and sugar in a saucepan over low heat for five minutes until the butter is melted and the sugar dissolved. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for five minutes. Using a mixer, gradually add the melted butter mixture to the flour then add the egg and milk.

Step Three

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Peel, core and chop the pears and gently fold into the wet mixture.

Step Four

How to Make Sticky Pear Gingerbread #gingerbread #baking #yum

Pour into the prepared tin and bake for approx 75 minutes until cooked and a skewer placed into the gingerbread comes out clean.

Step Five

Cool in the tin for ten minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.

Step Six

How to Make Sticky Pear Gingerbread #gingerbread #baking #yum

Serve in slices with sour cream and a cup of tea. Serves 12.

Our recipe conjure-upper, Laura Mitchell is a screenprinter, cake baker and vintage collector. She followed her heart from Brisbane to Rotterdam and blogs at Kit and Nancy.

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