Well, we’re back from a fantastic time at Center Parcs. Lots more about that to follow but for now I want to share my latest Bake of the Week entry.
I make this Sticky Gingercake a lot when we are going somewhere for a few days – It lasts really well and the stickiness gets even better if you can leave it alone in tin foil for about 3 days. I tend to make double so we have some to eat while the rest is ‘improving’.
Sticky Ginger Cake
|Meal type||Dessert, Lunch, Snack|
|Misc||Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold|
- 8oz Butter
- 8oz Soft Light Brown Sugar
- 6oz treacle (I tend to just pour it in and guess - these are rough estimates)
- 8oz Golden Syrup (Again just pour it in over the sugar and butter)
- 4 teaspoons ground ginger
- 7oz plain flour
- 2oz porridge oats
- 2 large eggs (whisked)
- 1/2 pint Milk (I use Semi Skimmed)
|Preheat the oven to 160C and line a 10" square tin (not a loose bottomed one)|
|Melt the butter, sugar, treacle, syrup and ginger in a pan, slowly - When melted, remove from the heat and allow to cool|
|In a large bowl, add the flour and oats. Make a well in the middle.|
|Gradually add the eggs and then the cooled butter/syrup mixture - keep mixing together.|
|Whilst still mixing, add the milk.|
|When all combined, pour into the tin (it will be a pourable consistency) and bake for 45-55 minutes|
|A needle should come out clear and the cake should be fairly crisp on the top. Enjoy!|
Lovely to see that there was an entry for the first ever week of Bake of the Week – Kirsty from Hijacked by Twins entered the richest looking St Patrick’s Chocolate & Guinness Cake.
The link is now open for this week’s Bake of the Week – Don’t be shy, get entering. I will tweet and Pin any entries swell as commenting and having a good old root around your blog! any baked items will do – bread, cakes, biscuits, tarts, desserts – in fact, why stop at one? Feel free to pinch the badge below and let other knows that you have entered (not compulsory)
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I’m also entering this Ginger Cake recipe into Emily’s Recipe of the Week linky.
And a new one … I’m getting involved this week with Honest Mum’s Tasty Tuesday. Why not head over to see what other tasty treats have been consumed over the past week?
The lovely Romanian Mum has resurrected her Friday Foodie linky so I’m supporting her by linking up this recipe once again.