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Sticky ginger cake

Perfect for hungry tummies after school - and with a mug of tea!

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250g plain flour

3 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp mixed spice

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

125g butter

75g treacle (or molasses)

125g syrup

50g soft brown sugar

150g milk

2 eggs

25g flaked almonds (optional)


Measure the dry ingredients and put in a large bowl.

Place the butter, treacle, syrup,& sugar in a saucepan and heat until the butter melts.

Add to the dry ingredient.

Add the eggs and milk.

It looks really runny, but don't worry it's right.

Pour the mixture into a cake tin - approx 20x20cm lined with baking parchment.

Bake at 160oC for about 40 mins.

Added by: Alice Crowe

Tags: Cake Ginger

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