Sam Bilton’s book includes over 100 gingerbread recipes! I sampled Scottish Broonie, Swedish Pepparkakor and American Maple Syrup Gingerbread.
This 15th-century ginger and honey confection is deliciously spicy and only takes about 25 minutes to make!
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…