• 10oz self raising flour.
  • 8oz granulated sugar.
  • half pint of milk.
  • 4oz treacle.
  • 4oz marge / butter.
  • 1tsp ginger.
  • 1tsp bicarb.
  • 1tsp mixed spice.
  • 1 egg.
  • pich of salt.


  • STEP 1
    sift flour, sugar,ginger,mixed spice & salt together.
  • STEP 2
    melt butter & treacle together.
  • STEP 3
    warm milk & add bicarb.
  • STEP 4
    add wet ingredients to flour mix, and stir well.
  • STEP 5
    add egg & stir again.
  • STEP 6
    place in a greased & lined tin & put into a pre-heated oven, 180c gas 4-5 and cook for approx 45-50 min, insert skewer or knife, if it comes out clean, I check after 30 min & cover top with greasproof paper to stop top from burning. Remove from oven when cooked & leave for 5 min before placing on a wire rack to cool. It will be moist & sticky next day but also delicious warm. The tin I use is 7.5 inches wide x 9.5 inches long & 3 inches in depth.

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