Recipe

Ginger treacle spice loaf

  • 50 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

Ginger treacle spice loaf
  • 90 gram butter, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (180g) treacle
  • 3/4 cup (110g) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (35g) self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1 egg
  • 250 gram mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon pouring cream

Method

Ginger treacle spice loaf
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease a 11cm x 20cm loaf pan and line base with baking paper, extending the paper 5cm over long sides.
  • 2
    Cook butter and treacle in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring, until butter melts and mixture is smooth.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, sift flours, soda, spices and sugar into a large bowl. Stir in combined milk and egg, then treacle mixture. Pour mixture into pan.
  • 4
    Bake loaf about 35 minutes. Stand in pan 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, make lemon mascarpone by combining the remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
  • 6
    Serve warm loaf with lemon mascarpone.

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