www.odlums.ie /recipes/ginger-bread/

What you need:

  • 225g/8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Dark Muscavado Sugar
  • 3 to 4 level teaspoons full Goodall's Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 level teaspoon Odlums Bread Soda
  • 125g/4oz Butter/Margarine
  • 125g/4oz/4 level tablespoons Golden Syrup
  • 125g/4oz/4 level tablespoons Treacle
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ pint Milk

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  2. Line a deep 8"/20cm round or 7"/20cm deep square tin with greaseproof paper.
  3. Dissolve the bread soda with 1 tablespoon of the milk in a small bowl.
  4. Melt the margarine with the sugar, syrup, treacle and remaining milk in a saucepan over a low heat stirring all the time (do not allow to become too hot).
  5. Remove from the heat and cool to luke warm.
  6. Add this to dry Ingredients in a mixing bowl with the beaten egg, mix together and beat until smooth.
  7. Finally mix in the dissolved bread soda, pour into the prepared cake tin and bake in a pre-heated oven for 50-60 minutes.
  8. Leave in the tin for 30 minutes. Turn out, remove the paper and cool on a wire tray. Store in an airtight tin. It improves if left for 2-3 days before cutting.
  9. Cut into squares.
GinBre

Ginger Bread

Category

Afternoon Tea

Cook Time

60 mins

What you need:

  • 225g/8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Dark Muscavado Sugar
  • 3 to 4 level teaspoons full Goodall's Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 level teaspoon Odlums Bread Soda
  • 125g/4oz Butter/Margarine
  • 125g/4oz/4 level tablespoons Golden Syrup
  • 125g/4oz/4 level tablespoons Treacle
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ pint Milk

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  2. Line a deep 8"/20cm round or 7"/20cm deep square tin with greaseproof paper.
  3. Dissolve the bread soda with 1 tablespoon of the milk in a small bowl.
  4. Melt the margarine with the sugar, syrup, treacle and remaining milk in a saucepan over a low heat stirring all the time (do not allow to become too hot).
  5. Remove from the heat and cool to luke warm.
  6. Add this to dry Ingredients in a mixing bowl with the beaten egg, mix together and beat until smooth.
  7. Finally mix in the dissolved bread soda, pour into the prepared cake tin and bake in a pre-heated oven for 50-60 minutes.
  8. Leave in the tin for 30 minutes. Turn out, remove the paper and cool on a wire tray. Store in an airtight tin. It improves if left for 2-3 days before cutting.
  9. Cut into squares.
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