DifficultyBeginnerYields10 ServingsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins
hinds050522 171 Ginger Cake with Lemon Drizzle

Ingredients

 1 ¾ cups cake flour
 1 tsp (5ml) baking powder
 1 tsp (5ml) Buffalo Bicarbonate of Soda
 Pinch of salt
 2 tsp (10ml) Hinds Spices Pure Ground Ginger
 ½ tsp Hinds Spices Cinnamon
 ½ cup (125ml) soft brown sugar
 1 extra-large egg
 ½ cup (125ml) milk
 60 g butter or baking margarine
 ½ cup (125ml) golden syrup
Icing
 250 g sifted icing sugar
 ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice
 2 tbsp (30ml) water
 The zest of 1 lemon

Method

1

1. Sift flour, baking powder, Buffalo Bicarbonate of Soda, salt, Hinds Spices Pure Ground Ginger and Hinds Spices Cinnamon together. Add the brown sugar.

2

2. Whisk the egg and milk together and add to dry ingredients.

3

3. Melt the butter and syrup together in a small, heavy-based saucepan. Add to cake mixture and beat until smooth. Add Hinds Spices Pure Ground Ginger. Spoon mixture into a lined and greased 23 cm loose-bottom spring form cake pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 160 °C for about 35 minutes. Leave in pan for a few minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.

To make the icing
4

Mix together the sifted icing sugar, lemon juice, water and lemon zest.
Once the cake is cooled, drizzle over the icing and garnish with fresh flowers.

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Ingredients

 1 ¾ cups cake flour
 1 tsp (5ml) baking powder
 1 tsp (5ml) Buffalo Bicarbonate of Soda
 Pinch of salt
 2 tsp (10ml) Hinds Spices Pure Ground Ginger
 ½ tsp Hinds Spices Cinnamon
 ½ cup (125ml) soft brown sugar
 1 extra-large egg
 ½ cup (125ml) milk
 60 g butter or baking margarine
 ½ cup (125ml) golden syrup
Icing
 250 g sifted icing sugar
 ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice
 2 tbsp (30ml) water
 The zest of 1 lemon

Directions

1

1. Sift flour, baking powder, Buffalo Bicarbonate of Soda, salt, Hinds Spices Pure Ground Ginger and Hinds Spices Cinnamon together. Add the brown sugar.

2

2. Whisk the egg and milk together and add to dry ingredients.

3

3. Melt the butter and syrup together in a small, heavy-based saucepan. Add to cake mixture and beat until smooth. Add Hinds Spices Pure Ground Ginger. Spoon mixture into a lined and greased 23 cm loose-bottom spring form cake pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 160 °C for about 35 minutes. Leave in pan for a few minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.

To make the icing
4

Mix together the sifted icing sugar, lemon juice, water and lemon zest.
Once the cake is cooled, drizzle over the icing and garnish with fresh flowers.

Ginger Cake with Lemon Drizzle
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