and Ginger Cake Veg CD CBF
Submitted by Angela Webb, Eccleshall, Staffs, UK
Cuts into 16 slices
Cold Vegetarian Fruit Cakes Baked Fayre
100g/4oz dark soft brown Sugar
100g/4oz Black Treacle
175g/6oz Dates, finely chopped
225g/8oz Plain Flour
1 level teasp Bicarbonate of Soda
1 heaped teasp Ground Ginger
1 heaped tbsp finely chopped Preserved Ginger
1 Egg, beaten
1. Preheat the oven to 190C (375F, Gas Mark 5). Grease and line a small roasting
2. Put the margarine, sugar, treacle, water and dates in a large saucepan. When
melted together, remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the flour, bicarbonate of
soda, egg and gingers. Mix well (it looks a revolting colour at this stage).
Pour into the prepared tin.
3. Bake for 35 minutes or until risen and firm to the touch. Leave to cool in
the tin. Cut into 16 slices when cold.
This cake keeps well.
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