Golden Syrup Cake

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Serves: 14 - 16
Preparation: NA
Cooking Time: NA

A rich, moist and sweet cake, which is delicious hot or cold. It has the delicious taste of Tate & Lyles famous golden syrup, and works well with custard.


  • 225g butter (extra or greasing)
  • 225g sugar
  • 450g Tate & Lyle golden syrup (Plus extra for finishing)
  • 450g Co-operative self-raising flour
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 300ml whole milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Grease a deep, rectangular tin and line the base with greaseproof paper.
  2. Heat a large pan on a low heat, and add the butter, syrup and sugar and stir. Leave to cool for around 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, beat the eggs with milk, and when smooth add the flour and egg mixture into the syrup and butter.
  4. Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth, and then pour into the tin.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes, until golden, risen and spongy. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Pierce holes in the cake using a fork or skewer. Pour 2 tbsp of golden syrup over the cake, so it fills the holes.
  7. When completely cooled, turn out of the tin and serve.

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