Scottish ginger cake
Scottish Ginger Cakes Beverages
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:22:27 AM. Recipe ID 55092. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Scottish ginger cake
Categories: Cakes, Fruits/nuts, Beverages
Yield: 10 Servings
3 c All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Salt
2 ts Baking soda
1 tb Ground ginger
1/3 c Golden raisins
1/3 c Chopped mixed candied peel
1/3 c Crystallized ginger, chopped
3/4 c Molasses
3/4 c Butter
1/3 c Packed brown sugar
3 Eggs, beaten
2 tb To 3T milk
A rich cake, this improves with keeping in an airtight tin. Very nice
served with tea.
Preheat oven to 325F (165C). Generously grease an 8-inch square
baking pan; set aside. Sift flour, salt, baking soda and ground
ginger into a large bowl. Stir in raisins (plump then in some sherry
or water before using), candied peel and cystallized ginger; set
aside. In a medium-size saucepan, combine molasses, butter and brown
sugar. Stir over low heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat.
Beat in eggs and milk. Make a well in center of reserved dry
ingredients. Pour in molasses mixture and beat thoroughly. Pour into
cake pan. Bake 1 1/4 hours, or until top springs back when lightly
touched with finger. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Makes 8 to 12
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