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Dark Ginger Cake with Buttercream Topping

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Dark Ginger Cake with Buttercream Topping
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h.
Ready in
Calories:
507
calories
Calories
0
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Ingredients

for
1
loaf tin 30 cm long
1 cup
butter (room temperature)
1 cup
2 tablespoons
2 teaspoons
fresh Ginger root (grated)
6
3.333 cups
½ tablespoon
2 teaspoons
ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon
ground Cloves
cup
For the butter cream
cup
cold butter
3 tablespoons
4 tablespoons
Plus
piping icing (red, blue, white)

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the oven to 180°C (160°C in a fan oven), 350°F, gas 4 and grease a loaf tin.
2.
Beat the butter and the sugar until creamy then add the molasses, ginger, a good pinch of salt and the eggs and beat for 5 minutes using the hand mixer.
3.
Mix together the flour, cream of tartar, cinnamon and cloves and gradually add to the wet ingredients along with the milk. Add some more milk if the mixture is too firm. Transfer the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for 50 min until golden brown. Test with a wooden stick to see if it is done. Knock out onto a wire rack and leave too cool.
4.
To make the butter cream, beat the butter until creamy and gradually add the icing sugar. Add the syrup and stir well. Spread thickly and evenly onto the cake, decorated with writing icing and chil for 40 min. Serve sliced.

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 loaf contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie507 kcal(24 %)
Protein7.49 g(8 %)
Fat31.74 g(27 %)
Carbohydrates48.03 g(32 %)
Sugar added19.63 g(79 %)
Roughage0.27 g(1 %)
Vitamin A331.08 mg(41,385 %)
Vitamin D1.23 μg(6 %)
Vitamin E3.43 mg(29 %)
Vitamin B₁0.28 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₂0.34 mg(31 %)
Niacin3.05 mg(25 %)
Vitamin B₆0.05 mg(4 %)
Folate85.69 μg(29 %)
Pantothenic acid0.3 mg(5 %)
Biotin0.69 μg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.77 μg(26 %)
Vitamin C0.03 mg(0 %)
Potassium199.97 mg(5 %)
Calcium55.62 mg(6 %)
Magnesium19.91 mg(7 %)
Iron1.93 mg(13 %)
Iodine34.09 μg(17 %)
Zinc0.37 mg(5 %)
Saturated fatty acids18.82 g
Cholesterol165.6 mg
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