Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake

Recipe and images courtesy of Belvoir Fruit Farms.

Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake

Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake, anyone? Hello friends, so how are you today?

As the evenings draw in and tea by the fire becomes appealing, treat yourself to a slice of something that combines two classic comfort foods Custard and Crumble!

How To Make Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake:

And why not take off the chill with a mug of warm Belvoir Honey, Lemon & Ginger Cordial.

Serves 12

This egg-free recipe is really moist and sticky. You can use ready-made applesauce from a jar, or make your own using the autumn windfall apples.


125g unsalted butter or vegetable margarine

125g light brown sugar

90g black treacle

80g maple syrup

50g Belvoir Ginger Cordial

250g self-raising flour

50g plain flour

1 tsp ground ginger

ยฝ tsp bicarbonate of soda

170g apple sauce

3 balls of stem ginger, finely chopped

For The Icing:

125ml double cream

1tbsp icing sugar

100ml fresh custard

2 ginger nut biscuits, roughly crushed

Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake Method:

1.) Firstly, preheat the oven to 180oC/Gas 4/Fan 165oC. Lightly oil a 900g/2lb loaf tin and line the base with baking parchment.

2.) Put the butter, sugar, treacle, syrup and cordial in a medium pan and gently heat, stirring until the butter has melted.

3.) Sift the flours, ginger and bicarbonate of soda together into a large bowl. Add the syrup mixture, apple sauce and stem ginger and mix well. Pour into the cake tin and bake for 50 minutes -1 hour.

4.) Leave to cool in the tin.

5.) Whip the cream and icing sugar together until it is holding its shape then add the custard and whisk until thick. Spread it over the top of the cooled cake and scatter with ginger nuts.

Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake

Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake Recipe and images courtesy of Belvoir Fruit Farms.

So what do you think? Do you also fancy trying this Ginger and Custard Crumble Cake recipe?

Let me know in the comments below if you get to make some ๐Ÿ™‚

Try now or pin for later.

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Ginger And Custard Crumble Cake
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  1. Amber Harrop
    27 September 2017 / 21:11

    I love Ginger cake and custard I am sharing this recipe on my Facebook too ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Leanna - Of Faeries and Fauna
    27 September 2017 / 07:05

    Cakes made with yeast are so different than the baking powder variety. This cake looks stunning with or without the custard. Yum.

  3. Christine Graves
    26 September 2017 / 15:06

    That looks like it would go beautifully with my coffee right now. Thanks for sharing this at the Dishing It & Digging It Link Party. Hope you have a good day!

  4. Jess
    26 September 2017 / 15:55

    I so pinned this! Sounds amazing! :)I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks. Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  5. Miz Helen
    25 September 2017 / 16:54

    I love the fall flavors for your delicious crumble cake! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week and come back to see us real soon!Miz Helen

    • 28 September 2017 / 19:46

      Thanks for stopping by.

  6. Jean |
    25 September 2017 / 13:59

    Claire, I DO fancy making this cake! I just made parkin last week, but I'm always ready for a lovely ginger cake in autumn!

  7. Laurie
    21 September 2017 / 23:56

    This sounds so wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Brag About It!

    • 28 September 2017 / 19:45

      Thanks for stopping by Laurie

  8. Anonymous
    20 September 2017 / 17:19

    Sounds yummy. I could just try a slice.

    • 21 September 2017 / 09:59

      Hope you get to make one ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Tamar SB
    19 September 2017 / 08:58

    Yum – bet that is great with the cream topping!

    • 19 September 2017 / 18:32

      Thanks for stopping by Tamar ๐Ÿ™‚