Thursday, 20 September 2012

Apple & Ginger loaf recipe


  1. 150g unsalted butter, plus extra to grease
  2. 150g soft dark brown sugar
  3. 150g golden syrup
  4. 250ml milk
  5. 250g plain flour
  6. 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  7. 1 tsp ground ginger
  8. 1½ tsp baking powder
  9. 2 large free-range eggs, beaten
  10. 3 pieces of stem ginger, chopped
  11. 2 crisp eating apples or cooking apples ,  peeled, cored and grated


  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan160°C/gas 4. Grease and line a 2 litre loaf tin. Melt the butter, sugar and syrup in a small saucepan. Once melted, stir through the milk and set aside to cool.
  2. 2. Sift the flour with the dry spices and baking powder into a bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour in the cooled sugar mixture. With a wooden spoon, slowly incorporate the flour mixture using a circular motion. Fold through the beaten eggs,stem ginger and apples.
  3. 3. Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes away clean. Cool for 5 minutes in the tin, then remove to a wire rack. 

Apple & Ginger loaf.

The Apple & Ginger loaf fell into the custard!


  1. Lovely recipe and a beautiful photo.

  2. Ooh, yummy, I like the look of this and I've got a bit of a ginger craving too so I will give it a go soon.

  3. WOW this looks yummy and making me far too hungry! Not good for my diet!!! (xxfluffywhitexx)


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