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We are a hard working, family of eight. Swimming in the sea when we aren't busy on our small holding. Daddy dragon has to work away a lot, so this blog is to let him keep up with our adventures at home.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Advent day 6: Gingerbread


Not hard biscuit gingerbread.

Soft, sticky, and moist cake.

1. Put 180g butter, 225g Golden Syrup, 225g Black treacle, and 150g dark brown sugar in a pan on low heat. Stir until combined.

2. Add 1 tsp cinnamon, 2 1/2 tsp ground ginger, 1/2 tsp cloves.

3. In a small bowl whisk 250ml milk with 2 eggs, and add to the syrup mixture.

4. Add 1 heaped tsp of bicarb of soda, and 285g plain flour.

5. Place in a pre - heated oven at 160 for 45minutes.

6. Serve dusted with icing sugar and a large dollop of brandy cream.

1 comment:

  1. Just wanted to say I am loving reading your blog.I sat for hours last night and read right from the start.You live in such a beautiful place and your children are adorable.I laughed out loud at some of the sayings of hatchling 4, especially the flies up the nose post xx