A delicious Victorian-era tea cake with raspberry filling.
Book Review- Sweet Slices of History: Baking & Cakes by Marjory Szurko
When I heard about a book written about the history of English baking I just had to add it to my library.
New York Gingerbread, 1899
Today’s recipe is an interesting 19th century take on a classic: Gingerbread. Unlike most traditional gingerbread that is dense, dark, and heavy on ginger, this “New York” Gingerbread is soft and fluffy and has subtler flavors. When we think of gingerbread we tend to imagine little crunchy cookies shaped into little men for the Christmas…