Golden Syrup Sponge Cake
|4oz (110g)||S-Raising Flour|
|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.