Ye Ole Gingerbread Loaf

Ye Ole Gingerbread Loaf


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About this recipe: A deliciously moist, never-fail gingerbread loaf. I bake this loaf before bed and leave it in the cooling oven overnight. No hard crusts!


Serves: 8 

  • 185g butter
  • 1 cup (155g) brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons (90g) golden syrup
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Prep:8min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr8min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. In a medium sized pot, bring the butter, sugar, golden syrup and milk to the boil. Add the sifted flour, ginger and all spice and mix well. Dissolve the baking soda in a little hot water and mix in with the rest of the ingredients. Pour into a non-stick greased loaf tin.
  3. Place the tin in the oven and reduce the temperature to 160C and cook for 1 hour.

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omg, this recipe was so easy peasy to make and once it was cooked it was beautiful, light and so moist. With a dollop of butter on top!! it was just yummo! Thanks for recipe! - 10 Oct 2011

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