200g / 7oz Odlums Cream Flour
200g / 7oz Odlums Porridge Oatflakes
125g / 4oz Margarine
4 Tablespoons of Treacle
4 Tablespoons Golden Syrup
125g / 4oz Caster Sugar
4 Teaspoons Ground Ginger
2 Teaspoons Cinnamon
1Teaspoon Bread Soda
1 Egg ( beaten)
150ml / 1/4 pint Milk


  1. Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas 2. Lightly grease a 23cms/9″ square cake tin or a roasting tin 25cms/10″ X 20cms/8″ approx.
  2. Put the margarine, treacle, golden syrup and sugar into a saucepan over a low heat. Melt and stir occasionally until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Place the flour, oatflakes, ginger and cinnamon into a mixing bowl and sieve in the bread soda. Mix these dry ingredients together.
  4. Add the melted mixture, beaten egg and milk to the dry ingredients and beat well.
  5. Transfer to the prepared tin and bake for about an hour until firm to the touch.
  6. Cool in the tin. Then turn out and cut into squares. Store in an airtight container.