Gingerbread Cube Cakes
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Gingerbread Cube Cakes

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Serves 1 - 15 Cakes

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

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Ingredients

  • 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

Method

    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.

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lizziemonizzie
14th Nov, 2010
ive just made these again but added a tbsp of cinnamon and it tasted so much better :)
lizziemonizzie
2nd Nov, 2010
Sorry the picture isn't that good but don't let this put you off its gorgeous
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