Ginger Cake
This is a very old recipe and produces a cake with a delightful ginger taste which lingers in the mouth.
  Serves:  16       Print   FavoriteLoading Add to My Favourites
  • 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.
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.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 128 6%
Calories from Fat 64
Total Fat 7.2g 11%
Saturated Fat 4.4g 22%
Unsaturated Fat 2.3g
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 14.5g 4%
Dietary Fibre 0.3g 1%
Sugars 8.0g
Protein 1.8g 3%
Cholesterol 38.1mgs 12%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.