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recipe image Gingerbread Biscuits
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Gingerbread Biscuits

An easy, fun recipe that’s perfect for baking with the kids – they’ll love to cut out gingerbread people biscuits and add faces, features and maybe some clothes or stylish accessories! Of course you don’t have to choose people-shaped biscuits… this simple batter, made with ground ginger, brown sugar, golden syrup and Flora Cuisine, will turn out a batch of scrummy spicy cookies whatever shape you settle on.

  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time10 minutes
  • Servings12 portions
  • DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

  • 225 g (8oz) plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1- 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 85 g Flora Buttery
  • 85 g (3oz) soft brown sugar
  • 85 g (3oz) golden syrup
  • currants
  • glace cherries

Nutritional Guidelines
(per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Instructions

  1. Sieve dry ingredients together well.
  2. Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix together to form a soft dough.
  3. Roll out the dough to a thickness of about 75mm (¼ inch).
  4. Using cutters, cut into gingerbread people.
  5. Lift carefully onto lightly greased baking trays and press currants into the dough for eyes and pieces of cherry for mouths.
  6. Bake in the centre of preheated oven at 210°C, 190°C fan, gas mark 7 for about 10 minutes. Check that the shapes are not scorching after about 6 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool on wire racks before serving.