Pear Gingerbread Bites

By bonheurcuisine
October 3, 2013
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Author Notes: I used to do this recipe in a loaf, but I thought this way anyone at home could have a bite anytime with their coffee or tea!bonheurcuisine

Makes: 15 pieces

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 11/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup acceptable vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pear, peeled, cored and diced into 1/2" inch cubes
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 180° C /350°F. Grease and flour a 20 x20 cm baking tin
  2. Stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices
  3. In another bowl whisk together the milk, the oil, molasses, eggs and vanilla extract
  4. Add the wet to the dry and combine gently but thoroughly
  5. Add the diced pear to the batter and stir gently
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake for 30 to 40 minutes
  7. Allow to cool for ten minutes and cut into 4 cm x 6.5 cm rectangles
  8. Whisk the egg white, icing sugar and lemon juice and mix until creamy. Drizzle on top of the rectangles decoratively

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