Guinness gingerbread recipe

  • Serves 15
  • 20 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 383 calories / serving
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Line rectangle tin about 28 x 34cm, with nonstick baking paper. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 3, 160ºC, 325ºF. Place margarine, sugar, golden syrup and black treacle into a pan and heat gently until melted. Leave to cool slightly.  

Place the flour and ground ginger into a large bowl and stir. Beat together the eggs, Guinness and milk.  Pour the margarine and syrup mixture into the flour with the egg mixture and beat until smooth.   

Pour the mixture into the tin and bake for about 35 minutes until well risen. Allow the gingerbread to cool a little in the tin, then turn out on to a wire rack and leave to cool. Make a drizzle by pouring Guinness and syrup into a small pan, bring to the boil and then simmer and reduce for about 10-15 minutes until syrupy.  

Spoon drizzle over the cake and cut into about 15 portions. Store in an air tight container.

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  • Ingredients

  • 225g(7½oz) margarine
  • 225g(7½oz) light brown sugar
  • 225g(7½oz) golden syrup
  • 100g(3½oz) black treacle
  • 500g(16oz) self raising flour
  • 3tsp ground ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 150ml(5fl oz) Guinness
  • 150ml(5fl oz) milk
  • 150ml(5fl oz) Guinness
  • 4tbsp golden syrup
  • Energy 1615kj 383kcal 19%
  • Fat 14g 20%
  • Saturates 0g 2%
  • Sugars 35g 39%
  • Salt 0.8g 14%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 63.9g Protein 4.6g Fibre 1.2g


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