- STEP 1
Pre- heat the oven to 190c/ gas mark 5.
- STEP 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.
- STEP 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.
- STEP 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.