Recipe: Sour Milk Gingerbread

Sour Milk Gingerbread

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12


  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 3/4 tsp soda
  • 2 1/3 cups grist mill flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


  • Add milk to molasses. Mix and sift dry ingredients. Combine mixtures.
  • Add butter and beat vigorously. Pour into a buttered shallow pan and bake 45 mins at 325°F.


This recipe comes from a fantastic cookbook prepared by the Friends of the Grist Mill in 2003 based on some of the most popular recipes in the Tea Room.
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