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Jan. 03, 2012


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)



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


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.


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
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2261Calories from Fat 691

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.9%

Saturated Fat 38 g190%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2547 mg106.13%

Total Carbohydrates 367 g122.3%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 141 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet