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Sticky gingerbread

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
16
Difficulty
Easy
Sticky, sweet and utterly delicious. Perfect for an indulgent treat.

Ingredients

Low Fat Spread

115 g, plus extra for greasing

Plain White Flour

225 g

Bicarbonate of Soda

1 teaspoons, level

Ground Ginger

1 tablespoons, level

Ground Cinnamon

1 teaspoons, level

Molasses

200 g, dark

Egg, whole, raw

2 medium, raw, lightly beaten

Stem Ginger in Syrup

75 g, drained

Maple Syrup

2 tablespoons, stem ginger syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas mark 4. Lightly grease a 20cm square tin and line with baking paper.
  2. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon into a bowl.
  3. Melt the spread in a pan over a low heat, allow to cool slightly then stir in the molasses and eggs.
  4. Mix the molasses mixture into the dry ingredients, and then stir through most of the stem ginger (reserve 1 tbsp for decoration).
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  6. In a pan, warm the reserved syrup with 1 tsp water. Pierce holes over the top of the warm cake and then brush over the syrup. Decorate with the reserved stem ginger then leave to cool completely before turning out of the tin and cutting into 16 squares.