Squidgy Lemon-ginger Cake

 

This dense, sticky ginger cake is easy to make and a great Sunday teatime treat

What you will need

200g date, stoned Date da-ate Dates are one of the oldest cultivated fruits - it's thought that they were a staple part of…

200g butter, cut in pieces Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

300g dark muscovado sugar

2 eggs Egg egg The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

50g fresh or frozen root ginger, grated

1 lemon, grated zest Lemon le-mon Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

200g self-raising flour

1 Bramley apple (about 250g/9oz) peeled and chopped into pea-sized pieces Bramley apple bram-lee app-el A large, flattish cooking apple, green in appearance but sometimes with specks of red. The flesh…

50g white chocolate

1 tbsp chopped candied lemon peel, to decorate Lemon le-mon Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

1 tbsp sugar ‘coffee crystals’, to decorate Sugar shuh-ga Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

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