Syrup loaf – a high tea cake by any other name…


Rationing Revisited

Ingredients:We looooooooooved this with a little custard for a 3'o'clock snackette

4oz self raising flour or plain flour with 2 teaspoons baking powder

Half tsp bicarbonate of soda

pinch salt

2 tbs warmed golden syrup

quarter pint milk or milk and water

Method:

Sift the flour or flour and baking powder, bicarb and salt.

Heat the syrup and milk (or milk and water), pour over the flour and beat well.

Pour into a well greased 1lb loaf tin and bake in the centre of a moderately hot (190-200C, 375-400F, Gas Mark 5-6)  to hot (220C, 425F, Gas Mark 7)oven for 30 minutes or util firm

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