For the Gingerbread

100gSalted Butter
110gBlack Treacle
3Stem Ginger (Balls)
175gSelf Raising White Flour

Bicardbonate of Soda

1Large Egg
150mlWhole Milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C (fan 150°C, gas mark 3). Grease and line a 2lb/900g loaf tin with baking parchment or use a ready made loaf tin liner.
  2. Chop the stem ginger into tiny pieces as this does not melt fully. Place the butter, molasses sugar, treacle and stem ginger in a pan and place over a medium heat, stirring regularly until fully melted and combined.
  3. In a large bowl combine the self raising flour, ground cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda.
  4. In a jug combine the egg and milk.
  5. Remove the butter mixture pan from the heat, and carefully pour into the bowl with the flour mixture, followed by the egg and milk mixture. Quickly stir it all together until well combined and pour into the prepared tin.
  6. Bake in the oven on a baking sheet in the middle of the oven for 40 minutes or until risen and firm to the touch.
  7. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in its tin on a wire rack. Serve sliced at room temperature spread with a little butter.

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