Gingerbread Men

Oh, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..

Makes 20

Oven 180c

Ingredient

Ingredients

  • 350g plain flour
  • 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 3tbsp ginger
  • 2tbsp cinnamon
  • 100g butter
  • 180g soft brown sugar
  • 4tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 egg

Directions

  1. Mix flour, spices, bicarbonate and butter together using your fingers, until fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Stir in the sugar.
  3. Add the syrup and egg and work it until a dough forms, kneading it a little like bread.
  4. Turn out onto a floured surface and roll until 1cim thick. Cut out and place shapes on a lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for anything from 8-12minutes. Keep a close eye on it as they can go from golden to slightly burnt very quickly.

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