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Syrup Loaf

This recipe is in categories World War 2, Baking, Desserts, Picnic,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: not rated
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Number of servings: 1 Loaf, 8-12 slices approx.
Serving suggestions: On its own or with custard.

This recipe is from World War 2. It was economical as it used only a little milk and no eggs, both of which were rationed during the war.

Ingredients
1 oz = 28.35g

Making and cooking it
  1. Sift flour (or flour and baking powder), bicarbonate of soda and salt
  2. Heat syrup and milk (or milk and water), pour over the flour and beat well
  3. Pour into a greased 1 lb loaf tin and bake in the centre of a moderately hot oven to cook for 30 minutes or until firm
NB. Moderately hot= 205-220C, 400-425F, Gas 6-7