Martha Collison's sticky gingerbread cake with cream cheese & ginger frosting
Waitrose and Partners

Martha Collison's sticky gingerbread cake with cream cheese & ginger frosting

A sweet and moist ginger cake with gooey cream cheese and ginger-flavoured icing.

    Vegetarian
  • Makes16
  • CourseCake
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook35 mins
  • Total time1 hr 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 150g butter
  • 150g light brown soft sugar
  • 150g black treacle
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 75ml milk
  • 2 British Blacktail Medium Free Range Eggs
  • 2 Cooks’ Ingredients Stem Ginger In Syrup, finely chopped
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • Cooks’ Ingredients Crystallised Ginger, to decorate

FOR THE FROSTING

  • 100g butter, softened
  • 180g full fat cream cheese
  • 300g icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp ginger syrup (from the jar of stem ginger)