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Golden Syrup Sponge Cake



Qty Ingedients
4oz (110g) S-Raising Flour
1tsp Baking Powder
4oz(110g) Castor Sugar
4oz(110g) Golden Syrup
2 Egg
4oz(110g) Butter or Marg


Mix sugar  and butter / marg  in a largish bowl

Beat eggs in a small bowl

Mix flour and baking power and sieve into sugar mixture and mix. Add eggs – be careful not to over stir .

Add Golden Syrup to mixture.

Pour mixture into  7″ tin

Oven 160C – Gas 2 1/2

Cook in pre-heated oven 160 C – Gas 2 1/2 for about 25 – 30 mins.

Depending on the amount of juice in the fruit the time may be longer.

If the top of the cake is turning very brown, put a cover – lid or foil, over it and continue cooking.

Start checking after 20 mins as some ovens cook faster – especially fan assisted

You know when it’s ready by putting the tip of a knife or skewer in the cake, when pulling it out it should be mostly clean.

When ready allow cake to cool on a cooling rack.


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