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Ginger and Chocolate Cake

Ginger and Chocolate Cake

This tasty treat is perfect for sharing over the festive season. Topped with icing sugar and mini gingerbread men, this cake is sure to be a family favourite.

Ginger and Chocolate Cake
Difficulty:Easy

Ingredients

Servings:1

Ingredients

  • 75 gbutter
  • 25 gdemerara sugar
  • 50 ggolden syrup
  • 57 gmolasses
  • 225 gplain flour
  • 2 tspground ginger
  • 1.5 tspbaking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 150 mlmilk
  • 1medium egg (beaten)
  • 75 gdark chocolate chips

Icing

  • 150 gmascarpone cheese
  • 100 gicing sugar
  • 1 tbspgood strong coffee

Steps

STEP 1

Remove the blade from the bread pan and line with parchment paper or a 2lb loaf tin liner.

STEP 2

Place the sugar, butter golden syrup and treacle in a bowl and heat in the microwave on High for 1 minute.

STEP 3

Stir in all the dry ingredients, then mix in the milk and egg. Beat thoroughly with a wooden spoon.

STEP 4

Pour the mixture into the lined bread pan and select BAKE ONLY for 40 mins.

STEP 5

After baking, test the centre of the cake with a skewer, it should come out clean if the cake is cooked. If further cooking is required add another 5-10 mins on the timer to continue cooking. If it is slightly sticky, this will cook through during the cooling time.

STEP 6

Remove from the pan and allow to cool.

Enjoy

Ginger and Chocolate Cake

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