6oz Black Treacle
2oz Golden Syrup
1/4 pint milk
2 eggs (Beaten well)
8oz Plain Flour
2oz Caster Sugar
1 teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda
1 teaspoon of mixed spice
2 teaspoons of ground ginger
Slices of fresh lemon
Heat over to Gas mark 3 and line a 8/9 inch square tin
In a pan put the margarine, treacle and golden syrup and heat on a low heat until the margarine has melted. Leave to stand for 5 minutes then stir in the milk and beaten egg, mixing well.
In a large bowl put all dry ingredients, flour, sugar, bicarbonate, ginger and spices. Stir well. Pour int he treacle liquid and stir well.
Put into the baking tin and cook for 1 hour 15 mins – 1 hour 30 minutes.
Into some icing sugar pour the juice of a fresh lemon and stir well. Pour over the hot gingerbread.
When cool cut into squares and service with a small piece of lemon on each.