About this recipe:A moist and lightly spiced cake. Ginger and cinnamon spice this cake and dark brown soft sugar and golden syrup adds character. It's delicious thickly sliced. Perfect to be served as dessert or with afternoon tea.
200g plain flour
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
175g golden syrup
125ml boiling water
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:30min › Ready in:45min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a 23cm round tin. Sieve together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream margarine and dark brown soft sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and golden syrup. Add flour mixture and water. Beat until smooth.
Pour batter into tin. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into cake comes out clean. Cool in tin on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from tin and serve warm.