Spiced honey drizzle cake cut into slices

Spiced honey drizzle cake

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(7 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 45 mins Plus cooling

Easy

Serves 8

Enjoy this fabulous honey cake made with mixed spice and ginger and a lovely honey butter drizzle topping. It's ideal for afternoon tea or elevenses

Nutrition and extra info

  • Before glazing
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal298
  • fat14g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs38g
  • sugars24g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 100g salted butter, plus extra for the tin
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 100g light brown soft sugar
  • 100g runny honey
    Honey

    Honey

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    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 large egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 100ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

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    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 150g self-raising flour

For the glaze

  • 25g salted butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 25g runny honey
    Honey

    Honey

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    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Butter and line a 900g loaf tin with baking parchment. Beat the butter and sugar with an electric whisk until creamy. Whisk in the honey, egg, milk, spices and a pinch of salt (don’t worry if it curdles slightly, it will become a loose batter), then fold in the flour.

  2. Tip into the prepared loaf tin and bake for 45 mins until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Leave the cake to cool for 10 mins, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  3. For the glaze, melt the butter and honey in a small pan until smooth. Leave to cool until thickened, then drizzle over the top of the cooled cake. Leave to set before serving.

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karengould
2nd May, 2019
5.05
Enjoyed this easy cake. Baked for an extra 10 minutes, and ate warm with vanilla ice-cream - delicious! Worth making
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