Ginger Loaf Cake Recipe with Rhubarb

Rhubarb and ginger loaf

  • serves 12
  • Easy

Rhubarb and ginger are a classic flavour combination and complement each other really well. This rhubarb and ginger cake makes for a great tea-time treat, plus, its under 300 calories per serving


Bake this rhubarb and ginger loaf, then check out our classic ginger cake, Jamaican ginger cake, and gingerbread cake.



  • butter 125g
  • golden syrup 125g
  • black treacle 100g
  • unrefined light brown sugar 125g
  • milk 50ml
  • eggs 2
  • crystallised ginger 50g, finely chopped
  • rhubarb 300g, chopped
  • self-raising flour 300g
  • bicarbonate of soda 1tsp
  • ground ginger 1tbsp


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Melt 125g butter in a pan with 125g golden syrup, 100g black treacle and 125g unrefined light brown sugar.

  • Step 2

    Mix 50ml milk, 2 eggs, 50g finely chopped crystallised ginger, 300g chopped rhubarb and 300g self-raising flour mixed with 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda and 1 tbsp ground ginger, then add the melted ingredients and stir well.

  • Step 3

    Pour into a lined 25 x 12cm loaf tin. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes or until cooked through.

Try another of our easy loaf cake recipes here

Mint Chocolate Cake with Lime

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 286
  • Fat 10.2g
  • Carbs 47.4g
  • Fibre 1.4g
  • Protein 4.2g
  • Salt 0.85g