Pain D'Epices

  • Cooking Time50 mins
  • Serves8
  • DifficultyEasy
3 cups plain flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon aniseed
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
2 large eggs
¼ cup honey
1 cup warm water
4 tablespoons dark rum

Prehat oven to 190°C. Grease and sprinkle with sugar (Demerara preferable) an 8-inch square or round pan.

Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and spices (stir in aniseed). In a separate bowl, whisk eggs, honey, water and 2 tbsp rum. Add to dry mixture and stir to blend. Scrape better into prepared pan and spread to level.

Bake for 20 minutes, then reduce oven temperature to 160°C. Bake for about 30 more minutes, until a tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. While still warm, brush top of pain d’epices with remaining 2 tbsp rum.

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