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Gingerbread Cube Cakes
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Gingerbread Cube Cakes

By lizziemonizzie (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • 10mins cooling time
  • More effort
  • Makes 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

  • 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.

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