Spiced Gingerbread

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Jan. 10, 2012


Margarine 4 Ounce
Soft brown sugar 2 Ounce
Black treacle 6 Ounce
Golden syrup 2 Ounce
Plain flour 8 Ounce
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
Soda bicarbonate 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
Eggs 2
Milk 1/4 Pint



1. Preheat oven at 300°F or Gas Mark 2.


2. In a pan, take fat, sugar, treacle and syrup. Heat it over a low flame until fat melts. Keep it aside to cool.

3. In a bowl, sieve dry ingredients. Make a hole in the centre. Break eggs into it and add milk.

4. Add the earlier mixture into it slowly without beating and blend it well.

5. Grease an 8-inch square cake and line it with paper.

6. Pour the above mixture into it. Bake it in the centre of a slow oven at 300°F or Gas Mark 2 for about 1 1/4 hours. Check whether it is done by pressing it. Keep it aside to cool.

7. Remove from tin when it cools.


8. Serve slices of Spiced Gingerbread with a scoop of raspberry sorbet, dollop of lemon curd or a smear of low-fat cream cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 75 Minutes
Ready In: 75 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1348Calories from Fat 507

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.7%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1102 mg45.92%

Total Carbohydrates 198 g66%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 98 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet