Dutch Breakfast Bread (Ontbijtkoek)



     2 cups        all-purpose flour

   1/4 cup         brown sugar

     1 Tablespoon  baking powder

     1 teaspoon    baking soda

     2 teaspoon    cinnamon

   1/3 teaspoon    nutmeg

   1/3 teaspoon    ground ginger

   1/3 teaspoon    salt

     1 cup         plain yogurt (can be fat-free) or buttermilk

     1             egg, beaten

   1/3 cup         honey


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Combine all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. In a medium-sized bowl, combine all the liquid ingredients together until well blended.  Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients until moistened.


Pour batter into an oiled loaf pan and baked for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.  Remove from oven and remove from pan.  Set on a rack to cool.


Serve with margarine spread and strong coffee.