Wednesday, 16 April 2008

gingerbread cake

This one's for Pip! It's an old favourite in my family.

What you'll need:
1 cup plain flower
1/2 cup selfraising flour
1/2 tsp bi-carb soda
2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp mixed spice
pinch of ground clove
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 egg lightly beaten
1/2 cup milk
90 gm butter
1/2 cup golden syryp
1 tsp lemon juice

How to make it:
-grease & flour ring cake tin
-sift flours, soda & spices into bowl
-stir in sugar & combined egg & milk
-combine butter, lemon & syryp in a saucepan stirring over low heat until melted
-stir butter mixture into main mix
-pour into tin & bake at 180 degrees celsius for 40 minutes electric or 50 minutes in an old gas oven like mine
-stand for 5 minutes before turning out


Kirsty said...

Oooh it looks delish. I'll have to have a crack at this one.

JustJess said...

THANK you for sharing this - I am definitely making this one for the weekend. It sounds delicious!

us! said...

YYYYYYYYUUUUUUUUUUMMMMMMMMMMMM - with cream or ice-cream, dya reckon? Or are you more custardy?