20 pieces
Cooking time:
1 hour

Too good just to make for Bon Fire Night. This cake is best left for 1 – 2 weeks before you eat it as it becomes stickier the longer you can manage to keep it.


Ingredients checklist

Nutritional values

The nutritional value of this recipe:
kCals Fat Saturated fat Salt Carbohydrates Sugar Fibre
Values shown are approximate.
346 Kcal16.8g9.3g0.5g46.7g14.3g2.1g


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 170C/gas 3. Grease 36cm x 25cm tin

Step 2

Melt butter, treacle, sugar and milk in a pan until sugar is dissolved.

Step 3

Sieve flour and baking powder. Add the salt, ginger powder and oatmeal. Add crystallised ginger now if required.

Step 4

Mix in liquid thoroughly. Pour into tin and bake in a preheated oven until the centre is firm to touch, about one-hour.

Step 5

Remove from oven cool in the tin for 30 minutes then cut into pieces and leave to cool completely on a rack.

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