Treacle Bread


2 tablespoons dark molasses
7 fl ozs milk (approximately)
1.5 tablespoons sugar
1 lb flour
Half teaspoon salt
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Good pinch of ground ginger.

Heat the molasses and milk together. Mix all dry ingredients together; add liquid until a soft dough is achieved.

With floured hands, shape into a round cake and 1.5 inches thick.

Cut into *farls, put on a floured baking sheet and bake at 400F for 40 minutes.

*farls = quarters of a round cake. and turn.

From "Treacle Alice's Cookbook"

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