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Dorset Gingerbread

By grantanderson (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.1 rating
  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Makes Cake
This loaf/cake is great with a nice cuppa coffee :-)


  • 8oz Butter
  • 8oz Dark Muscovado Sugar
  • 8oz Black Treacle
  • 2 Eggs
  • 12oz Plain Flour
  • 4 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 3 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 pint Milk
  • 3 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda


  • STEP 1
    Grease and line a cake tin that is 8x12 in size. Heat the butter, sugar and treacle together in a pan until the butter has just melted.
  • STEP 2
    Beat the eggs lightly in a bowl.
  • STEP 3
    Sift the flour, ginger and cinnamon into another bowl. Stir the melted mixture and the eggs into the flour.
  • STEP 4
    Heat the milk until lukewarm. Remove the heat and stir into the bicarbonate of soda. Add to the mixture and beat well. Pour into the prepared tin.
  • STEP 5
    Bake at 170c/Gas 3 for 1 1/2 hours. Turn out and allow to cool on a rack.
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