Diana's Desserts - www.dianasdesserts.com


Servings: 8
2 oz. (50 g) dark molasses, or black treacle
2 oz. (50 g) light corn syrup, or golden syrup
4 oz. (100 g) butter or margarine
4 oz. (100 g) brown sugar
6 oz. (175 g) all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tbsp. ground ginger
1 egg, beaten
1/4 pint (150 ml) milk
Confectioners' sugar-optional

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F (180C). Grease and line with parchment paper a 9x5 inch (900 g) loaf pan.

Heat the molasses, syrup, butter and sugar in a small saucepan until melted. Bring to the boil and remove from the heat.

Mix flour, baking soda and ground ginger in a large bowl and gradually stir in the syrup mixture, egg and milk, stirring well to form a batter.

Pour into the loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or until cooked throughout. Allow to cool before removing from the pan. Dust top with confectioners' sugar (optional).

Makes: 8 servings.

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: October 7, 2002