Marjorie's Treacle Cake - The Mid Morning Show 



1 Pound plain flour

Half teaspoon salt

4 ounces of raisins

2 teaspoons of bextarter

2 tablespoons of treacle

1 teaspoon of mixed spice

1 ounce of butter

1 ounce of sugar

Half teaspoon of bread soda

2 heaped teaspoons of golden syrup (optional)

1 teaspoon of ginger

1 egg

Half pint of buttermilk




Sieve all dry ingredients together and then rub in the butter

Make a well of the dry ingredients

Gently heat the treacle and syrup together

Add in a little buttermilk

Gently begin to stir the mixture while continuing to add the remainder of the buttermilk

Spend a few minutes kneading the dough together

Bake in a cake tin for 30 minutes on one side

(If you wish put it into a two pound lined loaf tin)

Then take it out, turnover and bake for a further 15-20 minutes


Gas mark 6

400degree Fahrenheit  

200 degree Centigrade


As per The Mid Morning Show with Paul & Gerry  


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