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Gingerbread

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 8 Ounce
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Sugar 2 Ounce
  Syrup/Black treacle 6 Ounce
  Margarine 4 Ounce
  Eggs 1 Large (Or 2 Small Sized)
  Milk 2 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Gill)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven to Regulo 3 or 300°F.
2. Take a 1 pound loaf tin, line and grease it with margarine.

MAKING
3. Heat a saucepan, melt margarine over low heat.
4. When the fat has melted, remove the saucepan from the heat and add the syrup. Mix well until blended.
5. Let it cool completely and then mix in the milk, eggs and sugar.
6. Carefully fold in the flour and sodium bicarbonate.
7. Bake half way down the oven for 1-1 1/2 hours.
8. Remove from oven and let cool in pan for 10 minutes then invert onto a wire rack.

SERVING
9.Make slices and serve.

TIPS
Alternatively, the cake can be baked in a rectangular tin approximately 9 X 6 inches, then cut in squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Milk
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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