This recipe for gingerbread pudding with sticky toffee sauce is a great twist on a classic British dessert. Ginger is a traditional Christmas flavour and this recipe uses preserved and ground. You can use fresh grated ginger instead of the ground in the sponge, if you like.
Authentic Civil War Gingerbread Recipe. Union soldiers receiving gift boxes from home might hope for some traditional gingerbread to feature amongst the contents, as well as other useful items like soap, socks, crackers and other foods. This recipe for gingerbread loaf is the same recipe that the families of Union soldiers would have sent them.