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Gingerbread

Ingredients
  Golden syrup 8 Ounce
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Sugar 2 Ounce
  Egg 1
  Plain flour 8 Ounce
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Candied peel 1 Ounce
  Bicarbonate of soda 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 325°F, 170°C, Gas Mark 3.

MAKING
2. In a large pan, melt the syrup over low heat and then beat in the butter and sugar to form a thick paste.
3. Add the sifted flour and the ginger together and beat well. Beat in the egg and form a thick batter
4. In a separate small bowl, beat the bicarbonate of soda with a little milk and then add to the pan to combine. Lastly, add the chopped peel to mix well.
5. Tip this into a rectangular baking tray and set aside to bake for one hour.

SERVING
6. Cut into slices and serve with apricot jam or pack into heavy-duty foil or a polythene bag for later.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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