pecan topping is swirled over the cake and forms a crunchy top.
Lyle's Golden Syrup is a sweet thick syrup made from sugar cane.
Ginger Cake Batter
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
teaspoons baking powder
teaspoons powdered ginger
teaspoon orange zest
teaspoon ground nutmeg
teaspoon ground cloves
teaspoon baking soda
cup Lyle's Golden Syrup®
3/4 cup butter, melted
cup fat-free milk
1 cup dark brown sugar
cup butter, melted
teaspoon ground cinnamon
cup chopped pecans
Preheat the oven to 350
. Butter a 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass
dish, dust with flour.
batter: In a medium bowl, stir the flour, baking
ginger, zest, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda and salt.
3. In a large bowl,
cream the sugar, syrup and butter. Beat in
eggs. Add flour mixture in three additions. Starting and
4. Pour into
prepared pan; bake in preheated oven 25 minutes.
topping: In a small bowl, mix sugar, butter, cinnamon
pecans just until mixed.
6. After the batter
has cooked for 25 minutes, gently pull the
shelf out, being careful not to jostle batter too much.
topping over cake and spread with a spatula to even
a little. The sugar and pecans will find their way over the
They just bake right into the top of the cake.
7. Bake for another
15 minutes, test for doneness by inserting a
skewer or toothpick to see if it comes out clean.
Makes 12 cake