Ginger sponge tray bake recipes

MATTY'S TRAYBAKE TALES PART 3: GORGEOUS GINGER CAKE

MATTY'S TRAYBAKE TALES PART 3: GORGEOUS GINGER CAKE

Made with dark black treacle and muscovado sugar, this cake has a delightfully sticky sponge which is flavored with the warmth of all spice, mixed spice and little nuggets of finely chopped stem ginger, not just in the cake but scattered over the ginger syrup icing as well
‘Twelve Days’ day 11: mini choco-nog sponges

‘Twelve Days’ day 11: mini choco-nog sponges

Not that I mind…I love ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla- all warm and creamy dreamy. Frosting is the obvious answer, so this time instead of going for the obvious cupcake and frosting scenario, I decided to make another tray of swiss roll sponge but this time instead of rolling it up, I cut out circles with a cookie cutter and frosted those instead
Apple and Cinnamon Cake

Apple and Cinnamon Cake

Apple Crumble, Toffee Apple Crumble, Cinnamon Apple Muffins, Apple, Ginger and Cranberry Crisp, Apple Turnovers, Chocolate Apples, German Hazelnut, Coffee and Apple Cake
Spiced orange & rum cake with mirror glaze

Spiced orange & rum cake with mirror glaze

you get the richness of the Sachertorte with the almonds and ganache, and the lightness of the Victoria Sandwich with the key flavours of ginger, orange and rum
Irn Bru Cupcakes

Irn Bru Cupcakes

I've seen people on the Internet say it tastes like bubblegum with a hint of ginger. It's subtler in the sponge but there's a big kick in the buttercream
Pumpkin Pie Swiss Roll

Pumpkin Pie Swiss Roll

A typical Swiss roll sponge (or jelly roll, as it’s known in America or gâteau roulé in France) probably has no link with Switzerland at all
Cinnamon and Currant Shortbread Fingers

Cinnamon and Currant Shortbread Fingers

As I still have loads of dried fruit to use up after Christmas, I am adding raisins, currants and whatever else I can find in my store cupboard to all of my bakes recently, like my cranberry and ginger oatmeal cookies last week for example
Lemon Bakewell Tart

Lemon Bakewell Tart

I’ve used this method successfully with my quince frangipane tart with ginger curd and this is what gave me the idea to try it with the lemon bakewell tart
Pumpkin Spiced TrayCake

Pumpkin Spiced TrayCake

Fold the mixture until it is fully combined – do not over-mix or it will make a denser sponge. Having made a cake to eat whilst watching the first episode of this year’s Great British Bake Off (it was grapefruit and orange – it’s over here), I was intending on a seasonal bake for tonight’s final