Golden Syrup Loaf Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    900 g loaf cake
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      55 min

Appears in
The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

A gorgeous soft squishy golden syrup cake and as a bonus it’s egg-free – perfect for those with allergies or for when you want to bake but are all out of eggs. It might be an impossible task but if you can save the eating till a day after baking the crust goes soft and squidgy too.



  • 75 g ( oz) butter
  • 50 g (


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (fan)/180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Line the tin with baking paper. Place the flour, bicarbonate of soda and baking powder in a large bowl. Use a whisk to lightly mix them together – distributing the raising agents evenly.