Ginger Cake
Author: 99YL6HGzwm8
This is a very old recipe and produces a cake with a delightful ginger taste which lingers in the mouth.
  • 125 g (4½ oz) plain flour
  • 125 g (4½ oz) butter or margarine
  • 125 g (4½ oz) brown sugar
  • 125 ml (4½ fl oz) milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Cream together the butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in the eggs one at a time.
  3. Add in the milk. Sift in the flour and other dry ingredients. Fold together and mix with a wooden spoon.
  4. Grease an 8″ (20 cm) cake tin and line it with baking paper. Add in the cake batter and smooth out.
  5. Bake at 150°C for 1¼ hours.
  6. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before turning out onto a plate.
Calories: 128 Fat: 7.2 Sugar: 8.0 Fiber: 0.3 Protein: 1.8 Cholesterol: 38.1
Titli's Tips
You can also make this in loaf form by baking in a loaf tin. It goes well with afternoon tea (very British) or you can use this cake as a base for a trifle.
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