7LR’s Lime & Ginger cake for lovers..

7LittleRubbers’ lime & ginger cake is the perfect cake for lovers- it will take you through the weeks of staying at home & you will crave for moments of love & bitter-sweet cake bites…

100g wholemeal flour
100g organic plain flour
4 brown eggs
200g organic lightly salted butter
150g light brown sugar
zest of 2 limes
juice of 2 limes (1/2 for the cake- 1/2 for the syrup)
2-3 tsp ground ginger
1tsp madagascan vanilla liquid
1tsp baking powder
1 tbsp fresh trimmed ginger
1tsp greek cognac (or any good quality cognac)

1tbsp greek honey (or any good quality honey)
1/2 of the lime juice mentioned previously
1 tbsp water
1tsp ground ginger

Mix sugar & melted butter together in a large bowl & stir well
Separate the yolk from the white (keep white separately)
Add one by one the yolk from the eggs in your large bowl (of sugar & butter) and stir well until fluffy
Zest the two limes & add the zest in the mixture of sugar/butter/yolk eggs
Add in the same mixture the vanilla , the ginger (fresh & ground ginger) & stir well
Whisk the whites separately in a different bowl to create your fabulous meringue
Add the two different types of flour in your main mixture
Lastly add the meringue (egg whites) in the mixture & stir well
Then add the liquids (cognac, juice of 1 lime) & continue stiring
Finally add the baking powder & give a final soft stir

Grease a rectangular cake tin with some olive oil (or some sesame oil: NB not if you are allergic!)
Add the mixture in the cake tin & place it in the oven (approximately 45-50 minutes: 180*
When the cake is almost ready, prepare the syrup

In a small pan or small pot dissolve the honey in water
Add the juice of one lime & 1tsp of ground ginger & stir
Heat to simmer for 2 minutes

When the cake is ready, remove it from oven, slightly slice it & drizzle it with the syrup all over
Let it cool down &


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