Ginger-Honey Bread

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes


1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup light molasses
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup hot water


Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add egg, honey, and molasses, beating until blended. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately with water, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Pour batter into a lightly greased and floured 9" square pan.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into 20 rectangles.