How to Make a Festive Syrup Cake

This is a delicious chewy sticky syrupy festive cake which your guests will love. Or if you want to make it for your family, or yourself- indulge! Maybe Santa would love some too... This is easy and simple and requires only a few utensils, so it's an effortless clean up. Just what you need this season. This can also be made any time of the year, but it really is in particular, perfect for this season...

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons white sugar
  • 4 tablespoons demerara sugar (brown sugar, light or dark)
  • Good pinch of salt
  • Heaping pinch of cinnamon powder
  • Tablespoon butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons golden syrup (NOT maple!)
  • 6-7 tablespoons self raising flour (plain flour and raising agent quantities will have to be sorted)
  • A pinch of salt
  • EXTRA sugar or both sorts, a teaspoon to a teaspoon and a half of each

Steps

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    Preheat your oven to 200 degrees for fan oven. Wash your hand and prepare your tin with baking paper.
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    In a large bowl, soften your tablespoon of butter until its nearly melted- NOT HOT OR WARM.
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    Add in your sugars and salt and stir well.
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    Crack in the egg and blend together thoroughly. Add your syrup.
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    In another bowl, take your flour and cinnamon and blend with a whisk, fork, or just a spoon.
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    Gradually add in your dry mixture. Fold and combine well.
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    Pour into the tray and leave it in the oven for 10 minutes at the minimum, check it. If its just golden brown, possibly darker at the sides, remove from the oven and sprinkle sugar. Place in for a further 5-7 minutes.
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    Leave to cool. Your cake may feel really solid; that's okay though, it's delicious!

Things You'll Need

  • Cake tin
  • Baking paper

Article Info

Categories: Christmas Cooking | Holiday Cooking