Organic Ginger and Nut Loaves

Organic Ginger &
Nut Loaves


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tsp. Wakaya Perfection Organic Pink Fijian Ginger Powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1⁄2 cup dried figs, coarsely chopped
  • 4 oz. soft unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 1⁄2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 13 cup honey 2 large eggs
  • 11⁄2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp.salt
  • 1⁄4 cup walnuts, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place milk in a saucepan and bring almost to a boil, then pour over figs in a bowl and let rest for 20 minutes.
  2. Place parchment paper on a baking sheet and grease paper well.
  3. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and honey until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Sift together flour, Ginger, baking powder, and salt. Add to butter mixture, along with fig-milk mixture and walnuts. Stir until dough just comes together.
  5. Divide dough into 2 equal parts. Shape each portion into a log that is approximately 6 inches long and 2 inches wide. Bake on center rack at 350° F for 50–55 minutes; let rest for 10 minutes before turning onto wire racks to cool.