Gingerbread Cube Cakes
Member recipe

Gingerbread Cube Cakes

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 ratings)

Member recipe by


Serves 1 - 15 Cakes

A great recipe for special ginger but you can also use cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom or anise.

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 175g butter, softened
  • 175g dark muscavado sugar
  • 250g self raising flour
  • 100g gollden syrup
  • 1tbsp ground ginger
  • 4 medium eggs
  • an 18cm x 28cm baking tin
  • 350g fondant icing sugar
  • stem or crystallised ginger, to decorate


    1. Pre- heat the oven to 190c/ gas mark 5.
    2. Put the butter in abowl with the sugar, flour, syrup, ground ginger and eggs. Beat mixture until smooth. Spoon the mixture into the baking tin, lined with baking parchment.
    3. Bake in the centre of the oven for 30- 40 mins, or just until firm to ouch in the centre. Remove from the oven and leave it in tin to cool for 10 mins. Transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
    4. To make the icing, mix the icing sugar with enough water to give a soft consistencey, then spread over the top of the cake. Cut into cubes and decorate with stem or cyrstallised ginger. Allow the icing to set befor serving.

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
14th Nov, 2010
ive just made these again but added a tbsp of cinnamon and it tasted so much better :)
2nd Nov, 2010
Sorry the picture isn't that good but don't let this put you off its gorgeous
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.