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Ginger Spice Cake

Ingredients
  Butter 4 Ounce
  Golden syrup 6 Ounce
  Black treacle 2 Ounce
  Brown sugar 2 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Flour 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground mixed spice 2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 325 degrees.
2) Butter a deep square cake tin of 8-inches and use greased greaseproof paper or non-stick parchment to line it.

MAKING
3) In a pan, out the syrup, butter, sugar and treacle. Gently heat till melted, occasionally stirring.
4) Add the milk, stir well and leave the mixture aside to cool. Then add the eggs and stir well.
5) Into a bowl, sift together the dry ingredients, add the melted mixture and beat well to mix thoroughly.
6) Into the prepared tin, pour the mixture.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 ½ hours, or till firm to touch.
8) Turn out the cake and quickly cool it on a wire rack.
9) If you want to freeze the cake, do it at this point. Wrap the cake in foil, pack in a freezer bag, seal, label and freeze.

SERVING
10) To serve, place the cooled cake on a decorative serving platter and cut into wedges if preferred. If using frozen cake, first remove the wrappings and let it thaw for 4 to 5 hours at room temperature, then place on a serving plate to serve. Makes a good dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes

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