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Christmas Gingerbread Biscuits

Christmas Gingerbread Biscuits

Our gingerbread biscuits are an easy, fun recipe that’s perfect for baking with the kids – they’ll love to cut out gingerbread people and add faces.

An easy, fun recipe that’s perfect for baking with the kids during the Christmas break - they’ll love to cut out gingerbread people biscuits and add faces, features and maybe some clothes or stylish accessories!

  • Prep time15 minutes
  • Ready In25 minutes
  • Servings12 portions
  • DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

  • 85 g Flora Buttery
  • 225 g plain flour
  • 85 g soft brown sugar
  • 85 g golden syrup
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
For the decoration
  • currants
  • glace cherries
  • easy cookie icing (optional)

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.