- 175g butter, melted
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 140g clear honey
- 1 large egg, beaten
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
- 250g raw peeled pumpkin, or butternut squash, coarsely grated (about 500g/1lb 2oz before peeling and seeding)
Pumpkins are the most famous of all the winter squashes, and are most associated with Halloween…
- 100g light muscovado sugar
- 350g self-raising flour
- 1 tbsp ground ginger
Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…
- 2 tbsp demerara sugar
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Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4/ fan 160C. Butter and line the base and two long sides of a 1.5kg loaf tin with a strip of baking paper.
Mix the butter, honey and egg and stir in the pumpkin or squash. Then mix in the sugar, flour and ginger.
Pour into the prepared tin and sprinkle the top with the demerara sugar. Bake for 50-60 minutes, until risen and golden brown. Leave in the tin for 5 minutes, then turn out and cool on a wire rack. Serve thickly sliced and buttered.