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Ginger Ring Cake

Ingredients
For the cake:
  Flour 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground mixed spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Soda bicarbonate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 4 Ounce, softened
  Black treacle 6 Ounce
  Golden syrup 2 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Castor sugar 2 Ounce
  Icing sugar 4 Ounce (To Make Glace Icing)
  Crystallised ginger 2 (For The Garnishing)
  Candied angelica 1 Tablespoon (For The Garnishing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 300F.
2) Grease a 9-inch ring mould. Dust it over with flour.

MAKING
3) Into a bowl, sift in flour, mixed spice, baking soda and ginger.
4) Add in the butter, black treacle, golden syrup, milk, eggs and castor sugar. Beat for about 3 minutes.
5) Transfer the batter into the ring mould. Bake for 1 to 1 1/4 hours. The cake must be firm to touch.
6) Let cool down completely.
7) If you want to freeze the cake, wrap in cling film. Keep it in the freezer in a freezer bag.

SERVING
8) Serve the Ginger Ring Cake with icing poured on top. Let the icing run down the sides of the cake.
9) Quickly, while the icing is still runny, arrange the crystallized ginger and candied angelica on the cake.
10) To thaw the frozen cake, set as room temperature for 4 hours.
11) Serve as in steps 8 and 9.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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