Ginger cake

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recipe by Kenwood

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    Total Time
    1hr 5mins
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based on 20 ratings

A dark and spicy ginger cake, try serving it warm with custard, or with a drizzle of syrup from a jar of stem ginger.

recipe updated Dec 7, 2022


  • Butter icon
    225 g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    275 g
  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger
    1 ½ tablespoons
  • Mixed spice icon
    Mixed spice
    1 tablespoon
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 teaspoon
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 ½ teaspoons
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    225 g
  • Golden syrup icon
    Golden syrup
    3 tablespoons
  • Milk icon
    2 tablespoons
  • Egg icon


  • kCook icon Oven
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 9"
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  2. Grease a clean loaf pan then set aside
  3. Add all purpose flour, ground ginger, mixed spice, ground cinnamon and baking powder to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Stir with tablespoon until combined then set aside
  5. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  6. Add caster sugar, butter, golden syrup, milk and egg to the kCook bowl
  7. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  8. Transfer dry ingredients to kCook bowl
  9. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  10. Mix with filler cap removed - 2 min, speed 8
  11. Transfer content of kCook bowl to loaf pan
  12. Bake - 50 min, 160°C
  13. Let cool - approx 10 min
  14. Turn out onto cooling rack
  15. Serve
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