Dried Cherry Gingerbread

This gingerbread has the soft texture of a cake, and the addition of dried cherries and V8 Original juice adds a rich flavour which is irresistible!

Ingredients

  • 380g flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • 230g butter, softened
  • 110g brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 225g black treacle
  • 250ml vegetable juice
  • 130g dried cherries
  • 6 tbsp sweetened whipped cream (optional)

Method

  1. Coat the inside of a slow cooker with vegetable oil. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt and allspice.
  2. In another bowl, add the butter and brown sugar. Beat together until it is creamy in texture, then beat in the eggs and black treacle.
  3. Add the flour and the V8 Original juice and mix together gently. Stir in the cherries and then pour the batter in the cooker.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours, or until a toothpick can be inserted and come out clean. Spoon into bowl and serve with optional cream
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Dried Cherry Gingerbread

This gingerbread has the soft texture of a cake, and the addition of dried cherries and V8 Original juice adds a rich flavour which is irresistible!

dried cherry gingerbread

Serves: 6

Course: Dessert

Prep/cook time: 2 Hours 15 Minutes

Difficulty: Advanced

V8 product used: Original

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Ingredients

  • 380g flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • 230g butter, softened
  • 110g brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 225g black treacle
  • 250ml vegetable juice
  • 130g dried cherries
  • 6 tbsp sweetened whipped cream (optional)

Method

  1. Coat the inside of a slow cooker with vegetable oil. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt and allspice.
  2. In another bowl, add the butter and brown sugar. Beat together until it is creamy in texture, then beat in the eggs and black treacle.
  3. Add the flour and the V8 Original juice and mix together gently. Stir in the cherries and then pour the batter in the cooker.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours, or until a toothpick can be inserted and come out clean. Spoon into bowl and serve with optional cream