Take a crack at this one. Colorful woodennutcrackers have long graced German homes. Carved and paintedinto the shapes of soldiers and kings, they were the inspirationfor Hoffmanns much-loved Christmas story, The Nutcracker.The wonderful aroma of freshly baked gingerbread has become aholiday tradition in many homes. Cap off an evening at the theaterin royal fashion with this exquisitely moist and flavorful ginger-walnutloaf.
Recipe: Nutcracker SweetGinger Walnut Loaf
1 cup applesauce
1/4 cup molasses
1/4 cup corn syrup
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon each, ground cloves, salt and pepper
2 large eggs
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup canola oil
1 cup chopped California Walnuts, toasted
1/4 cup chopped candied ginger
Makes 9 servings.
Nutrients Per Serving: 5.8 g protein, 18.5g fat, 55.7 g carbohydrates, 3.7 mg iron, 74 mg calcium, 233mg sodium, 2.1 g fibre, 399 calories. Excellent source of iron.Good source of thiamine, folacin, magnesium.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof California Walnuts.
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