Gingerbread Tray Bake

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Serves 12
Prep 20 minutes
Cook 35 minutes


  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 3 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 125g Billingtons Molasses sugar
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 125g butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp golden syrup
  • 275g icing sugar
  • 4 pieces crystallized ginger, diced


1 Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and base line a 19cm x 28cm tin.

2 Sift the flour, spices and baking soda into a bowl, then stir in the Molasses sugar. Gently melt golden syrup and butter together, and then take off the heat.

3 Beat the eggs and milk together, then pour this and the golden syrup mixture into the dry ingredients and mix well. Pour into the tin, and then bake for 35 mins, until cooked and springy to the touch. Turn out of the tin and place on a cooling rack sat over a tray.

4 Put the lemon juice and golden syrup into a small bowl, and then mix together. Sift the Icing sugar into the bowl and mix well. Add the diced ginger then spoon the mixture over the tray bake – the tray will catch the drips. Cut into 12 squares.



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  1. can this gingerbread slice be made without using eggs?

    thanks, awaiting your reply so i can bake it ,it sounds soooo delicious