Gingerbread with Dried Plums


  • 120g honey
  • 50g butter
  • 2 teaspoons of ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of powdered clove, cardamom, allspice and nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g castor sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • 300g fluor
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 200g of dried plums
  • 1 cup of rum
    • 100g dark chocolat
    • 2 butter spoons
    • Laminated almond


  1. Put the honey, butter and spices in a pan. Heat until the butter and honey melt; mix it and remove from heat;
  2. Beat the eggs with castor sugar until it gets fluffy;
  3. Add the baking soda to the mass, mix and pour into the eggs. Mix with the mixer at low speed;
  4. Add half the flour, mix quickly. Pour the milk and pour the rest of the flour, mix it;
  5. Add the dried plums, previously dipped in rum, to the mass and mix it with a spoon;
  6. Transfer the dough to a 25x12cm form, lined with parchment paper or sprinkled with butter and flour. Bake it at 180º in the oven for 60 minutes and after removing from the oven, let it dry.;
  7. For the cover, melt the chocolate with the butter and mix. Pour over the cake and sprinkle with laminated almond.