For an 8 inch round cake tin/loaf tin OR 2 loaf tins
8oz to10oz Plain flour
2tsp to 2.5tsp ground ginger
1tsp to 1.25tsp mixed spice
1tsp to 1.25tsp bicarbonate of soda
2oz to 2.5oz soft brown sugar
4oz to 5oz margarine
8oz to10oz golden syrup
1/4 to 1/2 pint milk
2 eggs beaten
Grease and line the required baking tin(s).
Melt the margarine, syrup and sugar together, mix well and set aside.
In mixing bowl sieve together the flour ginger, mixed spice and bicarbonate of soda.
Add the milk to the melted syrup mixture to cool slightly before adding the beaten eggs, stir well.
Add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients and mix with a whisk, (the mixture will be quite runny).
Pour the mixture into the lined cake tin and bake in a slow over at 150c, 300f or gas mark 2 for about 1 hour to 1.25 hrs