Sweet and Spicy Treacle Ginger Cake

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Emily

Community Member

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
15
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-16+
450 g Self-raising Flour
225 g dark brown sugar
225 g golden syrup
225 g molasses (treacle)
225 g salted butter or margarine
2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp Mixed spice (or just cinnamon would do)
eggs
300 ml milk (semi-skimmed or whole milk)

Utensils

  • pot
  • 2 bowls
  • fork
  • wooden spoon
  • baking tin
  • oven
  • Step 1/7

    Melt sugar, butter, treacle and syrup in a pan
    • 225 g dark brown sugar
    • 225 g golden syrup
    • 225 g molasses (treacle)
    • 225 g salted butter or margarine
    • pot

    Melt sugar, butter, treacle and syrup in a pan

  • Step 2/7

    Mix flour, ginger, mixed spice in a bowl
    • 450 g Self-raising Flour
    • 2 tsp ground ginger
    • 2 tsp Mixed spice (or just cinnamon would do)
    • bowl

    Mix flour, ginger, mixed spice in a bowl

  • Step 3/7

    Gently whisk the eggs with the milk.
    • eggs
    • 300 ml milk (semi-skimmed or whole milk)
    • fork
    • bowl

    Gently whisk the eggs with the milk.

  • Step 4/7

    Add the milk and eggs mixture and melted butter mixture to the bowl containing dry flour mix.
    • wooden spoon

    Add the milk and eggs mixture and melted butter mixture to the bowl containing dry flour mix.

  • Step 5/7

    Pour into greased baking tray/loaf tin (30 x 23 x 4cm) lined with grease proof paper.
    • baking tin

    Pour into greased baking tray/loaf tin (30 x 23 x 4cm) lined with grease proof paper.

  • Step 6/7

    Place in the top shelf of your oven set to 160°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3 for ~50 minutes or until risen and golden. I like to cook it to the point that it’s still gooey inside.
    • oven

    Place in the top shelf of your oven set to 160°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3 for ~50 minutes or until risen and golden. I like to cook it to the point that it’s still gooey inside.

  • Step 7/7

    Allow to cool in baking tray slightly and then place on a cooling rack. You should be able to cut it into 16 generous slices.

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