Wine and Spice Honey Cake

Ingredients: (Makes enough for two 2lb or four 1lb baking tins)

  • 1lb/480g golden syrup
  • 0.5pt/25Oml cold water
  • 70z/ 175g granulated sugar
  • 8floz/200ml sunflower Oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1lb/480g self-raising flour
  • 0.5 level tsp ground ginger, cinnamon, and baking powder
  • 2 level tsp mixed spice
  • 1 level tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 x tbsp Kiddush wine

Gently heat the golden syrup, water, sugar and oil in a saucepan, stir until smooth, and leave to cool.Sieve all dry ingredients together. Beat the eggs in a bowl until fluffy, and fold into the syrup mixture followed by the dry ingredients. Line tins with non-stick paper liners, and pour in mixture until half full.

Bake at gas no. 3 (325F/170C) for about 1.5 to 1.75 hours until firm to the touch and golden brown.

Cool on a cooling tray and wrap in foil when cold; store and use as required; can be frozen.