Treacle ginger cake

    Treacle ginger cake


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    About this recipe: Using fresh, ground and crystallised ginger gives this ginger cake an extra rich flavour.

    Serves: 10 

    • 375g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 300g caster sugar
    • 250ml vegetable oil
    • 250ml treacle
    • 125ml apple juice
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
    • 50g chopped crystallised stem ginger

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Butter and flour a 25cm springform cake tin.
    2. Stir together flour, cinnamon, cloves, ground ginger, bicarbonate of soda and salt.
    3. In a large bowl, mix sugar with oil, juice, treacle, eggs and fresh ginger in a large bowl. Mix in crystallised stem ginger. Stir in flour mixture. Pour into prepared tin.
    4. Bake for 1 hour, or until cake tester comes out clean. Run a knife around the edge to loosen cake, and release tin sides. Serve warm.

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    I made this cake today and it just didnt cook through not even after an additional 20 mins in oven - 23 Oct 2011


    In the oven now .... - 17 Nov 2015

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