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Old English Cider Cake With Cream Cheese And Ginger Topping

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 4 Ounce, softened (100 Gram, plus 5 Milliliter or 1 teaspoon to grease tin)
  Soft brown sugar 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Eggs 2 Medium, beaten
  Plain flour 8 Ounce, sifted
  Baking powder 5 Milliliter
  Ground nutmeg 5 Milliliter
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry cider 150 Milliliter
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce, softened
  Icing sugar 4 Ounce
  Ground ginger 5 Milliliter
  Crystallized ginger 1 Ounce, finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Let the oven heat to 375°F (190°C/Gas 5) and grease and line a 900 g (21b) loaf tin.
2. Cream the fat and sugar together until light and fluffy.
3. Gradually beat in the eggs, beating hard between each addition.
MAKING
4. Using a metal spoon, fold in the flour, baking powder, nutmeg and ginger and mix well.
5. Lastly, stir in the cider.
6. Into the prepared tin pour and let it bake for 40-45 minutes until light golden and firm.
7. Take out of the oven and turn out on to a wire rack to cool.
8. For the topping, beat all the ingredients together until very smooth.
9. Spread over the top of the cake.
FINALIZING
10. Draw the prongs of a fork through the topping to make a pattern.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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