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Ginger Cakes

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Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sat, 2012-10-20 16:05

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
1 hour
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
2 hours

Description

Important Nutrition Information:- High in calorie value.

Ingredients

1 cup
water
1 cup
flour (plain)
3  
sugar (dessertspoonful)
1⁄4 cup
ginger (ground)
   
nutmeg

Instructions

How to make Ginger Cakes?
1. Add sugar to water and boil. Allow to cool.
2. Pour into a bowl and add ground ginger and flour.
3. Form into a stiff dough and knead on a floured board and roll out until 1/4 inch thick.
4. Cut into round shapes and bake in a hot oven until brown.
5. Cool and serve as a snack.

To prepare ground ginger:-
1. Scrub and wash the ginger. Scrape and cut into thin slices.
2. Either dry in the sun or dry in the oven.
3. Pound into powder, sieve and keep in an airtight jar until ready for use.

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