• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 175g butter
  • 2 tbsp fresh milk
  • 125g black treacle
  • 210g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder
  • 3 eggs (Grade A)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 110g soft brown sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 1½ tbsp freshly grated ginger (squeezed for juice)
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind


  1. Combine butter, milk and black treacle in a non-stick saucepan. Heat over low fire until butter melts.
  2. Sift flour and cinnamon powder into a mixing bowl. Beat eggs, egg yolk, brown sugar and essence until creamy and thick.
  3. Add ginger juice and lemon rind, and stir in butter and treacle mixture and mix until well blended. Stir in flour.
  4. Pour batter into a lightly greased loaf tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 1 hour or 1 hour and 15-20 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Cool the ginger bread slightly before turning out onto a wire rack.

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