Sticky Gingerbread Loaf

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easy
Meal course
Baking
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8 oz
Self-raising flour
1 tsp
Baking powder
1 pinch
Salt
3 tsp
Ground ginger
1 inch piece
Ginger - peeled and grated
2 oz
Butter
2 oz
Dark soft brown sugar
4 tbsp
Black treacle
4 tbsp
Golden Syrup
2 medium
Egg - Beaten
1/2 Pint
Milk
4 oz
Raisins
Sticky Gingerbread Loaf
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C and grease and line a loaf tin
  2. Mix the flour with the salt, baking powder, ginger & raisins
  3. Melt the butter or margarine and the sugar, black treacle – mixing them together very well.
  4. Add the butter mixture to the flour mixture – and mix with a wooden spoon. Mix together the egg and the milk and gradually beat this into the butter mixture to make a smooth, thick batter.
  5. Pour into the greased and lined 2 lb loaf tin and bake for about 45 minutes, or until a skewer when inserted comes out clean. The gingerbread loaf should be well risen and slightly sticky to the touch, although it gets stickier the longer it is kept.

2 comments

  1. Angie Morris said on September 29, 2016 Reply

    Looks and sounds so good! I love gingerbread! It’s on my list to try!

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    1. homemadewithmess said on October 27, 2016 Reply

      Thank you – it’s definitely one of life’s great comfort – with a big mug of tea!

      Rating: 3.0. From 1 vote.
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