AB's Ginger, Lemon and Tea Tree Honey Cake

AB’S GINGER, LEMON AND TEA TREE HONEY CAKE

AB's Ginger, Lemon and Tea Tree Honey Cake Recipe Cards

AB's GINGER, LEMON AND TEA TREE HONEY CAKE

100% Australian Tea Tree Honey is one of AB’s Honey’s famous high quality natural Australian honey flavours. 
The combination of the flavours of ginger, lemon and honey are a sweet and spiced match made in baking heaven. This light, moist cake makes a lovely addition to your high tea table.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 125 g butter, softened
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • Pinch bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tbsp AB’s Tea Tree honey
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated
  • lemon zest, to serve

Icing

  • 15 g butter, softened
  • cups icing sugar mixture, sifted
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  • Grease a 10cm x 21cm loaf pan and line with baking paper.
  • Use an electric mixer to beat the butter and sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy. Add the egg and beat to combine.
  • Combine milk and bicarbonate of soda in a jug. Add to the egg mixture with the flour, ground ginger, AB’s Tea Tree honey and most of the lemon rind (keep some aside for decoration). Stir to combine.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and smooth out evenly.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Set aside in the pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool down before icing.
  • To make the icing, place the butter and icing sugar in a bowl. Stir in the lemon juice to make a smooth paste. Spread over the top of the cake, allowing it to drip down sides. Sprinkle the cake with lemon zest and/or lemon slices and drizzle with AB’s Tea Tree honey.

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