Saturday, 9 June 2007

Gingerbread men

4 oz butter
4 oz soft brown sugar
2 tbsp golden syrup
8 oz plain flour
2 tsp ground ginger

Oven 190º C, 375ºF, Gas 5, Fan oven 170.
  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in syrup.
  3. Stir in flour and ginger.
  4. mix until it forms a soft dough.
  5. Roll out on floured suface to about 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Cut out shapes, the larger the better.
  7. Decorate with raisins for eyes etc, if required.
  8. Grease baking trays.
  9. Put the gingerbread on the trays. Bake for 10 minutes, till golden.
  10. Allow to cool a bit until they're firm enough to transfer them to a rack to cool.
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