Lynn’s Ginger Kiss Slice

I bet most of you at some point or your kids have bought store Ginger Kisses because in fact they are good really good however this slice is next level amazing and super easy , I could go on and on, this recipe is by Lynn from Ripe Third Helping 


The Sponge

  • 1 cup plain flour 150g
  • 1/2 cup Self raising flour
  • 3/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cardamon
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar 80g
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 3/4 golden syrup plus extra for drizzling
  • 1 tbsp orange zest ( one orange )
  • 4 cm piece of ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 milk 180 ml

The Filling option 1

  • 125 gm butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tsp Golden syrup
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

The Filling option 2  ( Ripe ‘s one )

  • 300ml fresh cream
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamon
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar extra for dusting
  1. Pre heat oven to 180 degree
  2. Grease and line 2  20x30cm slice tins with baking paper
  3. In a mixing bowl sift the 2 flours together and soda and spices . Add the brown sugar and mix to well combined
  4. Place the butter , golden syrup and orange zest into a small sauce pan, place over low heat and melt together, stirring until well combined
  5. Remove from the heat a d set aside to cool, Grate the ginger and using your hands squeeze the juice of the grated ginger into the butter mixture ( discard the flesh )
  6. In a small bowl , lightly whisk the eggs and milk together , make a well in the centre the flour and pour in the butter mixture and then add the egg mixture to the flour and stir until just combined not too much
  7. Divide the batter between the prepared tins  evenly and Place in oven and cook for 10 to12 minutes , until sponge is springy to touch
  8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool a little in the tins before turning out onto a wire rack
  9. Cool the sponges completely before filling

The fillings Option 1

  1. Beat the butter and icing sugar until place and really smooth add the golden syrup and ginger and beat until smooth and combined

The Filling Option 2

  1. Place the cream into a bowl into a metal bowl , using an electric beater and beat until just  starting to thicken
  2. Add the orange zest, cardamon and icing sugar and whip until the cream holds its shape

this can be prepared until ready to fill just refrigerate

To Serve

Place the sponge on a serving platter then spread the filling over then place the top sponge and drizzle over warmed golden syrup and Orange zest and icing Sugar

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC
  2. Make cupcakes as per instructions on packet. Allow time to cool before icing.
  3. Smooth icing onto cupcakes and decorate with lollies.

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