Gingerbread

Gingerbread

This traditional gingerbread recipe tastes even better if you keep it in an airtight container for a few weeks before eating.

By , 21 September 2015
Gingerbread
  • Ready in: 120 mins
  • Serves: 10
  • Price: 18p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 100g serving contains
  • Fat 12.4
    18%
  • Sat Fat 7.1
    36%
  • Sugar 30.5
    34%
  • Salt 0.6
    10%
  • Cals 319
    16%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1336kJ/319kcal.
Ingredients
  • 125g butter
  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • 125g golden syrup
  • 100g black treacle
  • 50g Asda Ginger Preserve
  • 125g plain flour
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 1 level tsp ground ginger
  • 1 level tsp mixed spice
  • ½ level tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 125ml milk
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 3. Line a 2lb loaf tin with baking paper. Put the butter, sugar, syrup, treacle and ginger preserve in a pan, and heat gently, stirring, until the butter melts. Pour into a bowl and leave until just warm.

  • In another bowl, sift together the plain and self-raising flour, ground ginger, mixed spice and bicarbonate of soda. Put the eggs and milk into a separate bowl and whisk with a fork.

  • Mix all ingredients together and pour into a loaf tin. Put in the oven and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the cake comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.