Traditional Gingerbread Loaf Cake

Traditional Gingerbread Loaf Cake


Servings 8
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 11
Difficulty Medium

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4.3 based on 9 ratings.


  • 185 g Butter
  • 1 tbsp Ginger ground
  • 2 tsp Cinammon
  • 1 tsp Allspice
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar firmly packed
  • 1 cup Golden Syrup Or Treacle
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 cups Plain Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate Of Soda
  • 200 g Crystallized Ginger cut into very small pieces

Nutrition Information

Qty per
82g serve
Qty per
Energy 410cal 502cal
Protein 2.81g 3.44g
Fat (total) 20g 25g
 - saturated 12.7g 15.5g
Carbohydrate 37g 46g
 - sugars 26g 31g
Dietary Fibre 0.65g 0.8g
Sodium 48mg 59mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Oh there is nothing like warm Traditional Gingerbread Loaf Cake fresh from the oven.

Then imagine your slice with a slab of butter. Oh my goodness, absolutely delicious!I’m drooling over the thought now, and I hope you are also because we’ve got for you this great recipe of traditional gingerbread.

Traditional Gingerbread Loaf Cake | Stay At Home Mum


  1. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees.

  2. Grease a loaf tin well with butter and flour or line well with baking paper.

  3. Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy and add the spices (except for the crystallized ginger). Add the syrup and mix well.

  4. Beat the eggs and add to the milk and fold in the egg/milk liquid alternatively with the sifted flour and bicarb until combined.

  5. Add the ginger pieces and mix through.

  6. Pour into the loaf tin and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes.

  7. Remove from the tin and let cool on wire racks.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Traditional Gingerbread freezes very well. Cool until room temperature and double wrap in plastic wrap and this will freeze for up to three months.
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