My Mum's Gingerbread cake


I absolutely love this recipe that my mum has passed down to me. It makes for the for best gingerbread cake I have ever had and she has been baking it for as long as I remember. Its simple to make and I am sure you will love it. Plus it makes your kitchen smell of Christmas!

Ingredients 

225g plain flour
3/4 teasp of bread soda
1 teasp of cinnamon
2 teasp of ground ginger
100g butter
100g dark muscovado sugar
150g dark treacle
2 eggs beaten
4 tbsp of milk


Method

1) Sift the dry ingredients together in to a large mixing bowl.
2) Melt the butter in a pan with the sugar and treacle then add to flour.
3) Beat in the eggs and milk to the above mixture using a spatula or whisk.
4) Pour the mixture into a greased and floured loaf tin.
5) Bake 170c/160c fan / 325F / Gas Mark 3 for 1 hour and 25 mins.
6) Remove from the oven allowing to cool.
7) Serve slightly warm with butter or my fave custard, HEAVEN!


Thanks for reading this incredibly simple recipe,

Will

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