Gingerbread Recipe

There are many gingerbread recipes out there and all of them are great. This one in particular we like and is provided by delicious.com.au. Enjoy.

Ingredients

125g unsalted butter
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup golden syrup
1 egg
2 cups plain flour
1/4 cup self raising flour
1 tbs ground ginger
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
330g icing mixture, to decorate
Small decorations of choice (e.g. cachous and pearls), to decorate
Food colouring, to decorate

Method

1.
Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

2.
Beat butter, sugar and syrup together in a bowl until creamy. Add egg and beat well. Sift flours, ginger and soda together. Stir into butter mixture. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly until smooth. Roll out to 5mm thick. Use cutters to cut out shape. Transfer to tray.

3.
Bake for 10-12 minutes until light brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

4.
To decorate; prepare the icing mix following packet instructions. Colour as desired. Spread on biscuits and decorate.