Ginger Cake

Ginger cake is a perennial favourite, great for lunchboxes and picnics, easy to make but it can be quite messy…dry ingredients in one bowl, melting the sugar, syrup and fat in a saucepan, blending the two together trying not to splash yourself with the hot liquid…it can be a little off-putting.

So much better to have this simple recipe to call on to make this light, moist and sticky cake that is made all in one bowl, takes no longer than a few minutes to mix together and if that wasn’t enough, this cake gets even better over a few days…if it lasts that long!

[yumprint-recipe id=’5′]It is worth investing in good quality cake tins, not only will they give you years of service but your baking results will improve too. A heavier quality pan will give a more even bake without burnt edges and under cooked centres!

Here is my favourite 8″ square cake tin…


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