O’Brien Gingerbread Cake

Amazing gingerbread cake made with O'Brien Brown Ale.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: Gingerbread Cake, Gluten-free
Servings: 6 People


  • 1 cup Golden syrup
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 142 grams Butter
  • 1 cup O'Brien Brown Ale
  • 2 tspn Ground ginger
  • 2 tspn Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tspn Ground cloves
  • 2 cups Gluten-free all purpose flour
  • 2 tspns Baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups Sour cream
  • 2 Eggs


  • Preheat your oven to 160 degrees celsius.
  • Line a cake tin with with baking paper and grease.
  • Put the butter, syrup, dark brown sugar, O'Brien Brown Ale, ginger, cinnamon and ground cloves into a pan and melt over a low heat.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in the flour and baking soda, getting rid of any lumps.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the sour cream and eggs, then combine that with the cake mixture until you have a smooth batter.
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared cake tin and bake for 45 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool before removing from the tin. Dust the cake with icing sugar for a snowy effect.


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