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Taste the gingerbread goodness

 

Last updated 12/14/2018 at 3am

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Gingerbread is a broad term that can describe anything from a firm and crispy cookie to a moist, soft cake.

TEMECULA – Gingerbread is a broad term that can describe anything from a firm and crispy cookie to a moist, soft cake. Traditionally, gingerbread is seasoned with ginger, cloves, nutmeg and other aromatic spices. Molasses and brown sugar counteract the spice with sweetness.

North Americans have been baking gingerbread in various shapes or forms for more than 200 years, and the recipes even predate the American revolution. Gingerbread dates back even further to the Shakespearean era, however, with The Bard having mentioned it in one of his plays.

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